TX Resources

COACHING TOOLS * APPS* GUIDES * PRACTICE PLAN TALK *TIPS

 4 Ways to Organize a productive baseball practice (Text You Go Pro Baseball)
Sample Parent Letter (Text QC Baseball, Not by BLL)
8 Helpful Tips for New LL Coaches (Text LLU.org) & Returning Coaches
How to know good from bad baseball instruction (Text LLU.org)
10 Life Lessons Learned from Baseball (Text ProBaseball Insider)
Guide to Why Little League Parents Should Get Involved NOW (Text LLU.org)
Coaching your own CHILD (Text QC Baseball)

 

A GREAT READ FOR COACHES & PARENTS EARLY IN THE SEASON*       The Matheny Manifesto  (Text)

 

A Guide to Why Little League Parents Should Get Involved NOW (Text LLU.org)
Coaching your own CHILD (Text QC Baseball)

 

*Coaching your Own Child TIP…. Have Other Coaches Coach your child.. You coach their child.*
*Coaching Tip: Talk to another TEAM & Scrimmage, use both Teams Practice Times Back to Back*

 

 MLB Network Videos Sandlot to the Show  (Video MLB-TV)

APPS To Download To Phones:
USA Baseball APP Download* Practice Plans APP *Drills Library*
TeamReach  (Team Management Free)
HEJA Team Management (Free)
TeamSnap Team Management (Pay & Free)
GameChanger App for Team Use (Have one parent run this with several back-ups)

GameChanger Scorekeeping Demo Video

 

Charting   (Text QC Baseball. Game Change does most of this for you)
Hitting Zone Chart Example qc
Worksheets  (Most of this is done via Game Changer, this is the old school way)

Little League Coaching Tips  (YouTube)

 

Coaching the bases & MORE  (Rule 1. Don't touch the player...ever)  (Text LLU.org)
11 Tips for the First-Time Coach PCA D Zone (PDF download)
Double-Goal Coach Job description PCA (PDF download)
Coaching Baseball 3 BIG Tips (Text helpful baseball)

 

Dos & Don't for Youth Baseball Coaches (Andy Pohl YouTube)
Practice Plan Coaching Baseball (ymca video)
2 min drill on Little League rules & Regs video
You Go Pro Practice Plan John Madden Breakdown  (YouTube)

 

 

PRACTICE PLANS & IDEAS

3 Different Practice Plans (alter as much as you wish) baseball positive 90 mins (Text)
Batting Practice (12 Player Drill, Advanced) (Text/Videos/ baseball positive)
Baseball Positive (step by step, mini diamond tool, links and more)  (Text baseball positive)
3 Station * 3 Coach * 1hr 15min Practice Plan PDF Example
2 Hours Practice Plans (Alter to Fit your needs) (baseball positive)
Depth Chart + Batting Order Practice Thoughts & Ideas to work with QC
Practice Plans External Text QC Baseball What is a Practice PLan
QC Baseball  Practice Plan Blank Worksheet
QC Baseball Option 2 Practice Plan Blank Worksheet
QC Baseball Practice Plan Filled Out worksheet
Hitting Zone Blank  WorkSheet*
Machine Pitch Drills PLUS Baseball Drills by AGE 
Baseball Drills for 8 Year Olds (alter to fit Team needs)

 

MORE TEXAS STYLE PRACTICE PLANS: Machine Pitch Drills * Plan * Pointers * and more

 

HITTING

Steve Bernhardt Baseball Factory LLU.org
2 Simple Drills to Develop Perfect Baseball Hitting Mechanics! Ultimate Baseball Training
Common Hitting Flaws & Drills
Steve Bernhardt talks about the importance of finishing the swing
Coil (Hitting Drill Series - Part 1)
Stride (Hitting Drill Series - Part 2)
Hip Rotation (Hitting Drill Series - Part 3)
Simulated Swing (Hitting Drill Series - Part 4)

ProBasebalI Insider Hitting Tips
7 Absolutes of How to Hit

Tee
Tee 1-2-3

Hitting Stage 1 Rhythm
Hitting Stage 2 Load
Hitting Stage 3 Separation
Hitting Stage 4 Weight & Shift
Hitting Stage 5 Decide & Release

 

 

INFIELD DRILLS