As a coach you want to provide the best baseball instruction you possibly can. Baseball fundamentals are essential to a successful team and your ability to teach those baseball skills is going to be a major factor on how fast your players learn.
Players Learn By Doing
I love the quote in Mike Krzyzewski’s book ‘Leading With The Heart’. “When teaching, always remember this simple phrase: ‘You hear, you forget. You see, you remember. You do, you understand.” Often coaches try to teach players a skill by talking about it. The younger the player the less effective it will be. Give a quick…[Read more]
I agree Dave. We as coaches have the ability to help mold the player by example on and off the field … A live example is much better than just talking about it.
It doesn’t matter if you’re coaching tee ball or coaching at the college level, you’re probably the most important role model that your players have during the season. Players are going to look to you not only for guidance and instruction, but they will be watching and listening to how you react to every situation. I’m a strong believer that a…[Read more]