Vista National Little League: Manager/Coach Info

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Here is what you will find on this page:

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  1. League Rules & Tournament Information
  2. Resources to help you on the Field
  3. Articles and videos to improve your overall coaching outlook

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League Rules & Tournament Information

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Resources to Help you During the Season

There is much more than winning when you are thinking about becoming a manager or coach in Little League.  Some very smart and GOOD people have already thought this thing through and they have created the Positive Caoching Alliance.

  

To Learn More About The Positive Coaching Alliance:  Click Here  

  

  


Articles & Videos

  

  

Little League Baseball Camp Presents: Speed Training Series

By LittleLeagueCoach.org

Over the next few months Little League Baseball Camp will be featuring a series on speed training.

When you practice any sport you focus on the fundamentals, for baseball it is fielding, hitting and pitching. What is often overlooked is speed. We will show you drills on how to improve this area of your game.

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If You only KNEW!

By Todd Herges, Coach, 2012 Midwest Region Champions, Kearney, NE

This article is not about me, it's about the Little League Baseball World Series! It might help you to know from where I come as the writer, especially since you may have come from a very similar place.

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Nominate Coaches for PCA's Double-Goal Coach® Award

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

Coaching for Little League offers tremendous personal reward in the satisfaction that you are helping develop our nation's youth with.

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Hitting and Hitting Drills

By Little League Baseball Camp

Over the next 6 months we will be looking at a number of different hitting drills.

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Reverse Your Mindset

By Michele Smith, Two-time USA Softball Olympic Gold Medalist

Michele Smith gives us a piece of her own mind in approaching the season and building a championship team.


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Little League World Series Recap

By Little League Communications Department

Take a closer look at all eight Little League Baseball and Softball World Series.

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LittleLeagueCoach.org Presents: Tips From Blue

By LittleLeagueCoach.org

The Coach's Box will feature a closer look at rules that are commonly misunderstood by managers, coaches and players. This month we will take a closer look at Rule 7.08 (a) (3).

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A Mental Game Plan for Succeeding at the 'Elite' Level
By Dr. Darrell Burnett

With the increase in club and travel teams in youth sports, athletes are developing advanced physical athletic skills at younger ages. However, just having superb athleticism often is not enough when it comes to moving up to the elite level of competition. If you're going to succeed at the elite level, you need the mental skills as well.

 

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Three Little League Coaches Win PCA National Double-Goal Coach® Awards

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

Three Little League coaches are among the 20 national winners of PCA's 2012 Double-Goal Coach Awards.

The award - named for coaches whose first goal is winning, and whose second, more-important goal is teaching life lessons through sports – carries a $250 prize, a trophy and mention within PCA’s website, e-newsletters and media campaigns.

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Video: Throwing and Catching Mechanics Drill

By LittleLeagueCoach.org



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Two Tips From Dusty Baker

By David Jacobson, Positive Coaching Alliance

PCA National Advisory Board Member and Cincinnati Reds Manager Dusty Baker has a wealth of wisdom to share with the Little League community.

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The Uncaught 3rd Strike Rule on the Small Diamond

By Little League International

With the 2012 Little League Baseball season behind us, it's time to discuss the uncaught third strike from an umpire's point of view. While this rule has been part of baseball on the 90-foot diamond since the 19th century it was now being introduced to the Little League level of play.

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