Little League Coaching: 9 Tips to Be a Better Coach

Little League Coaching: 9 Tips to Be a Better Coach Are you interested in changing your coaching strategy but do not know where to start? Review these little league coaching tips and improve your game. Active kids have lower health risks, have higher test scores, and are more likely to go to college. Plus, being physically active has shown to … [Read more...]

Running the Bases: The Best Conditioning Drills for Your Little League Team

The Best Conditioning Drills for Your Little League Team Little league baseball and softball are the world's largest youth sports program. And it was founded in 1939. And as we all know, baseball is America's original favorite pastime! There's no question about it. We love the game. And our little ones love playing. So forming a little league … [Read more...]

5 Best Hitting Drills for Your Little League Team

5 Best Hitting Drills for Your Little League Team Going, going...gone! If you are a Little League coach, watching your team get a home run is quite a delight. But it's easier said than done, right? Teaching kids the proper technique and psychology to learn how to bat properly can be a challenge but hitting drill can help their overall … [Read more...]

5 Little League Coaching Tips

Top 5 Little League Coaching Tips Coaching little league for the first time? Don't worry! You'll be a great coach as long as you follow these essential little league coaching tips. In 1939 Little League was established by Carl E. Stotz...who probably didn't realize how big it would become! In recent years, there have been more than 2.6 million … [Read more...]

9 Warm Up Exercises for Kids to Practice During the Off Season

9 Warm Up Exercises for Kids to Practice During the Off Season Just because they're not on the field doesn't mean your young athletes can't practice warm up drills. Here are 9 warm up exercises for kids during off season. It is no exaggeration to say that participation in sports sets children up for a lifetime of success. In addition to the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Little League Baseball Drills That Will Help Your Team Prepare for the World Series

Top 10 Little League Baseball Drills Your little leaguer might not be ready for the Major Leagues . . . yet. But the Little League World Series is a serious game. This isn't a sandlot game or a weekend city tournament. It's a high-stakes environment of competition, sportsmanship, and fun. Youth baseball is good for your child. Let's get 'em … [Read more...]

How to Be a Good Little League Baseball Parent

How to Be a Good Little League Baseball Parent Every baseball parent gets frustrated now and then. Make sure you know how to be a good and supportive Little League baseball parent. Ever dealt with a crazy baseball parent? You know, the kind who yells from the bleachers, berates the coaches, and makes fun of the kids trying to have fun on the … [Read more...]

Chapter 5: Second Base; 6 Elements to Master for Success at 2B

The second baseman on any team, whether in Major League Baseball or in Little League, needs to be a dependable and reliable member of the infield. It is important to remember when coaching this position to stress fundamentals and smart positional play. Here are 6 elements of the position for your youngsters to master for long term success … [Read more...]

Chapter 4: Shortstop; 5 Focus Areas when Coaching Little League Shortstops

The shortstop is usually considered a team leader and the captain of the infield. The duties and responsibilities often go beyond simply fielding ground balls and throwing out runners. They must be aware of game situations, be responsible for communication between players and take charge when it is unclear who should be fielding an in-between pop … [Read more...]

Chapter 3: Third Base; 3 Tips for Playing the Hot Corner in Little League

Teaching young kids to play third base takes special care and instruction because it requires a different skill set than that required of the other infield positions. Even at the Little League level, the third base position requires quick reflexes and a strong throwing arm. There are three aspects of strategy and training that are important to … [Read more...]