You have a full-time job that doesn't involve coaching baseball. You volunteer to coach your kid's team and want to be as efficient as Tim Corbin. Is it a pipe dream or is it possible? Pete Caliendo, host of the Baseball Outside The Box podcast, offers multiple tips for volunteer coaches to be more effective. This is Part 2 of a two-part interview. If you missed Part 1, you can catch it here.
Plus Justin Stone of EliteBaseball.tv answers the Question Of The Week about where to start when teaching six-year-olds. And Austin Wasserman of WassermanStrength.com tells us about Kettlebell Waiter Walks in the Wass Strength Tip Of The Week.
In this 34-minute episode, you'll learn:
- four tips to help your assistants be on the same page as you
- how to adapt to assistants who deviate from your prescribed drill
- two ways to use parent assistants other than running one of your stations
- a more intentional way to have your kids play catch
- five dynamic stretching examples
- when to have hitting in your team practices—including an innovative hybrid
- two fun competitive practice games
- two ways to help make kids improve the athleticism of their footwork, with examples
- two ways to help kids understand how to run at full sprint speed
- two key things to say at parent meetings
- when kids should start playing travelball
- what key factor to consider when deciding between several travel teams
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Pete's Baseball Outside The Box podcast
- Affiliate link for EliteBaseball.tv
- Edgy Baseball on Twitter
- YBE on Facebook
- Austin's Wass Strength Tip Of The Week is Kettlebell Waiter Walks
- 2018 ABCA Convention
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