If you are a baseball fan, then coaching youth baseball is one the most enjoyable and rewarding activities youll experience. But what if youve never coached before? Or you havent played the game in a while and have forgot some key points to the sport?No worries! Coaching Baseball for Dummies guides you through the rules of the game, explaining all the essential skills and the best ways to teach them to your players. Covering different age groups and great practice routines, this guide is all you need to have a fun-filled season. Youll discover how to:Fulfill the role of being a coach and parentDevelop a coaching philosophyUnderstand how your league worksEvaluate your teamTeach your players fundamentalsUnderstand all kinds of childrenCreate your practice planPrepare for game dayOvercome challenges and problemsThis plain-English guide also shows you how to run all kinds of drills, from hitting and pitching to fielding and base running. And when your team is tense or low on morale, it shows you how to relax your players and keep them focused on the game. There are also suggestions for making your season, and theirs, a memorable one. Coaching Baseball for Dummies shows you how much fun it can be to train kids to be athletes, have good sportsmanship, and work together as a team.