VBC TEACHING VIDEOS & HANDOUTS
Our experience of more than 20 years in education, baseball training programs, summer baseball camps, coaching youth baseball, and working with youth league directors has provided us with the opportunity to find the right balance of skill development and fun. Taking the best practices from sports psychology and experienced youth baseball coaches we have designed the following videos, handouts and books that are both valuable and enjoyable.
TEACHING HITTING - Recognizing Common Flaws
Ripken Hitting video:
Teaching Hitting (pdf)
Home Workouts (pdf)
TEACHING BEGINNER PITCHING
Teaching Throwing, Catching, and Fielding
Video: Teaching Throwing and Catching
Throwing and Catching
Handouts: Teaching Catching (pdf)
Handouts: Teaching Fielding (pdf)
Youth Core Exercises (pdf)
Baseball training and conditioning exercises, the importance of proper mechanics, and injury prevention and injury treatment
Online Practice Planner (html)
Youth Core Exercises (video)
All around – Good information Links
FUNNY BASEBALL INSTRUCTION
Baseball Links for Northern Virginia
VBC BOOKS We now have two VBC Coach's Manuals: The VBC Youth Coach Playbook for Ages 5-9 and VBC Complete Youth Baseball Coach's Handbook.
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. This book features photos and pictures to help you visualize your practice. View table of contents. Available in paperback.
The VBC Youth Coach Play Book 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. It features photos and pictures to help you visualize your practice. View table of contents. Available in paperback and eBook.
Paperback: ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!
eBook: NEW! Amazon Kindle Edition