Take a trip around the bases like never before! Bernie Walter’s Baserunning Video provides you with detailed instructions and special tips on this key area of offensive baseball. This video will take you around the bases, from observations in the dugout and on-deck circle to specific guidelines associated with each base and home plate. Bernie Walter, one of America’s most successful high school baseball coaches, will teach you everything you need to know to become a successful baserunner.
This unique video shows
• proper baserunning techniques and strategies,
• what can be learned before even stepping on the field,
• on-field instructions beginning with home plate and progressing around the bases, and
• special plays to use in first-and-third situations.
Coach Walter shares the considerations, skills, and strategies that have given him eight Maryland state championships, “coach of year” honors from the National High School Baseball Coaches Association and the American Baseball Coaches Association, and the USA Baseball Junior National Team head coaching position (1988 and 1990). An instructor whose lessons lay the foundation for success, Walter has also coached 45 players who have made it to the Major Leagues.
Let one of America’s most successful baseball coaches show you just how valuable properly executed baserunning can be to you and your team. Rookie players will quickly learn how to run the bases successfully and even veteran coaches and players will pick up new ideas to enhance their game. An essential instructional tool, Bernie Walter’s Baserunning Video is a steal.
Bernie Walter has been the head coach at Arundel High School in Gambrels, Maryland, since 1974. With Coach Walter at the helm, Arundel has won a record-setting eight Maryland state baseball championships. He was named “National Coach of the Year” in 1993 by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association and in 1998 by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Bernie was also the head coach for the USA Baseball junior national team in 1988 and 1990. He has coached 45 Major Leaguers including Denny Neagle, Mike Mussina, and John Smoltz.
The mere mention of Bernie Walter's name will bring a smile to the face of any of his former players. Walter not only teaches the mechanics, he also teaches good values. A proponent of honor and morals, Walter has been a mentor and role model to all his players and has even given some the right push to get their foot in the door on the way to the Big Leagues.
Bernie Walter and his wife, Barbara, reside in Linthicum, Maryland. He enjoys gardening, going to movies, and attending University of Maryland basketball games in his spare time.