Virginia Baseball Club, Inc.: Coach Training Guides

The VBC Complete Baseball Coach's Handbook contains a thorough guide to coaching youth baseball. The book is written by veteran youth coaches/high school coaches/former college and professional players. Over 200 pages of detailed explanations and photos: from Setting the Table for a Successful Season, Hitting from start to finish, position play, team defense, base running, and practice organization.

The VBC Youth Coach Playbook for Ages 5-10 is a 35-page picture guide with age-appropriate, game-like drills for skill development. Included are coach skills for making the the youth game a fun and valuable experience. This playbook will set you up for a great season with youth baseball. Age appropriate drills for T-Ball, Single A, Double A, Triple A. Coach Pitch vs Machine Pitch. Practice organization and sample plans.

VBC Store

We now have two VBC Coach's Manuals: The VBC Youth Coach Playbook for Ages 5-9, $12.50 and VBC Complete Youth Baseball Coach's Handbook $25.

If you are attending the Coach's Clinic, you may purchase your book when you RSVP. We'll have your book when you check in or you may choose to have it shipped.
If you are from out of town, you may purchase VBC Books online today or by calling 703-698-5599

-- NEW!! BASEBALL TRAINING APP (by Colonial Baseball Insruction)--
Do you want to hit, pitch, catch and field like your favorite baseball player? Want to learn the proper baseball fundamentals? Download to your smart phone this app and it will SHOW and let you FEEL what is like to be in the correct fundamental positions of all baseball skills.

View VBC Videos on "Recognizing and Correcting Common Hitting Flaws" at

Phases of Hitting 1
Phases of Hitting 2
Phases of Hitting 3
Phases of Hitting 4
Phases of Hitting 5

Teaching Beginner Pitching
Phase 1-Introduction, set up, rocker step & pivot
Phase 2-Balance point
Phase 2-Balance point
Phase 3-Direction and power position
Phase 4-Release and follow through
Mental Aspects of Pitching



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