Serving the children of Nyack & Valley Cottage communities

Concussion training -

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.  The online training can be found on the CDC's website.

Managers --

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.

A comprehensive study of the baseball swing
A thorough overview of baseball skills, drills, and strategies to help kids and coaches play better baseball
The Art of Catching
Catching tips from The Head Baseball Coach at Brescia University
More catching advice and strategy
Competitive Youth Baseball
Hitting and pitching tips along with links to numerous other instructional sites
Excellent resource for tips and drills on all aspects of youth baseball
A Guide to coaching t-ball
Basic Skills
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 Baseball
Teaching caches and players alike the proper method andscientific principlesbehind everything from holding a bat properly to adding power to your swing. A fun and informative site.
Science of Hitting
A review of the science of hitting with focus on correcting common mistakes and problems with batting.
Library Resources
A resource for parents of youth baseball players with an excellent library of articles covering many common issues for todays young athlete.
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