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Health & Saftey Information

ASAP Saftey Awareness Program & Coaches Guide   https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/94985.pdf

Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League’s Board of Directors have continued to succeed with safety goals by raising the necessary funds and authorizing the many changes you will notice this year on all of the playing venues.

Concussion Training  https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html

Little League now requires all coaches and managers to complete concussion training.  The training is free and takes about 30 minutes.  Please provide your certificate of completion to the Director of your division.

Concussion Fact Sheet for Youth Sports Coaches   https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/86928.pdf

LOne of the main jobs of a youth sports coach is keeping athletes safe.

 

Forms

Tournament Verification Form   https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/80320.pdf

To be used to prepare for a tournament and also for All-Star selection.

Prelminary Incident Report  https://www.leagueathletics.com/2e5ca83d-a7fd-45d1-95f7-8735947a7429/Text/Documents/1607/12777.pdf

Use this form to report any incidents that need board attention

Simple Baseball Scorecard  https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/38069.pdf

This is a form you can print out to help record the results of a game

 

Skills Coaching Training

Little League International Coaching Resource  https://www.littleleague.org/coaches/
There are a lot of baseball coaching resources out there.  Little League International offers good information to its members for free, including skill and drill instruction in video and text format, practice planning advice, etc.  Go to this link to check it out.  All you need to do is set-up an account on the site to start viewing.

Regular Season Pitch Count Rules  https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/38072.pdf

Managing pitchers is a key aspect of coaching.  This document outlines the rules for all age groups

Bat Speed  http://www.batspeed.com/about.html

A comprehensive study of the baseball swing

The Art of Catching  http://www.eteamz.com/baseball/instruction/artofcatching/index.cfm?m=1,2,3,4,5

Tips and drills on all aspects of youth baseball   http://www.eteamz.com/baseball/instruction/tips/

Excellent resource for tips and drills on all aspects of youth baseball

T-Ball  http://www.eteamz.com/baseball/instruction/teeball/index.cfm?m=1,2,3,4,5

A Guide to coaching t-ball

Basic Skills  http://www.youthbaseballcoaching.com/

A comprehensive, detailed, but highly readable overview of all basic baseball skills including pitching, fielding, catching, and hitting highlighting everything from strategy to mechanics.

An excellent resource.

Science of Hitting  http://www.mikeepsteinhitting.com/

A review of the science of hitting with focus on correcting common mistakes and problems with batting.