Elmer Little League: Power of Positive Coaching

Building a Positive Parent-Coach Partnership
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Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and Little League® International have introduced two free Little League Second-Goal Parent and Little League Double-Goal Coach online quick-courses. These new programs are designed to make the Little League experience better for parents, players and coaches.
 

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Safety Spotlight: Warm Up to Prevent Injuries

With Little League® practices in full swing around the nation, there are more baseball and softball gloves getting used right now than any other time of year. And in the early part of the season, it’s crucial to remember the importance of warming up, stretching and keeping young arms healthy. 
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Bruce Bochy On the Power of Positive Coaching
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It's one thing to trust research showing that Positive Coaching helps athletes perform better. It's another to hear about it from Bruce Bochy, Manager of the World Champion San Francisco Giants.   Read Story

 



Helping Players Beyond Fear of Failure
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"The team that makes the most mistakes will probably win," wrote the legendary basketball coach John Wooden in They Call Me Coach. "The doer makes mistakes, and I wanted doers on my team—players who made things happen."   Read Story

 



Making Good At-Bats for Experienced Hitters: The Mental Side

By Baseball Factory Staff

Little Leaguers work extremely hard on their hitting and their swings. They put a lot of time and effort into the mechanical side of hitting, however very few young hitters work at the mental aspects of hitting or even understand what having a hitting “approach” is all about.  Read Story

 



Positive Coaching Alliance Suggests Methods for Preventing Bullying and Hazing
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Bullying, hazing or exclusion have no place in sports. Managers and coaches who create a positive culture know that teaching the youngest players how to prevent and avoid bullying will lay a great foundation for their future health and safety.

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Positive Coaching Alliance Asks You to Think About Teachable Moments
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As you prepare for the upcoming Little League® season, remember that “teachable moments” will have a major impact on team chemistry. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) offers a few suggestions for your consideration.


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