This version of Go Coach Baseball has been designed for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets. With video clips and animations for over 50 skills and drills, Go Coach Baseball is the quick and easy way for you to manage practice and game situations. Purchase the app from Amazon's App Store by clicking on the icon on the right.
This version of Go Coach Baseball-Kindle Fire Edition has been designed for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets.
Get your players from the dugout into practice activities and game situations quickly with Go Coach Baseball. Developed by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and endorsed by Babe Ruth League, Inc., Go Coach Baseball offers 32 video clips and 11 animations demonstrating 34 skills and 26 drills to organize and run your practices. The app’s slow-motion video allows you to view every detail of the skills and drills being performed. The Favorites feature allows you to save skills, drills, and video clips in one central folder-a great tool for planning and organizing activities for your next practice. Supplemental coaching tips and advice, safety guidelines and checklists, and guidance on season and practice plans will help you manage team activities beyond the Xs and Os. Drawing content from ASEP’s Coaching Youth Baseball book, Go Coach Baseball is the authoritative app for any on-the-go coach.
34 skills for hitting, bunting, base running, throwing, fielding, pitching, and catching
Instant access to step-by-step instructions
Video clips and photos demonstrating proper player positioning and skill execution
26 practice drills and small-sided games for hitting, bunting, base running, throwing, fielding, pitching, and catching
Modifications based on age group and ability
Animations visually demonstrating player and ball movement
Sample season and practice plans for ages 6 to 9, 10 to 11, and 12 to 14
Checklist for game preparation
Guidelines for running the team during the game
Tips for addressing the team after the game
Information on age modifications and field markings
Descriptions of player positions
Photos depicting umpiring signals
Explanations of challenging calls
First aid instruction
Develop an emergency action plan
Treat sprains and strains using the PRICE method
Prevent, recognize, and treat heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke
Team management tips
Foster good sportsmanship
Create a fun atmosphere
Teach correct technique using the IDEA method
Identify behaviors that are inappropriate and unsportsmanlike
Classify what’s deserving of disciplinary action and how to administer it
Build teamwork and accountability
The primary audience is youth baseball coaches, especially those less experienced and first-time coaches, seeking advice on teaching key baseball skills and organizing practices. More experienced coaches will also find the app valuable—especially the drill section—as will parents of players wanting to assist their kids in practicing skills.
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The American Sport Education Program (ASEP), a division of Human Kinetics, is the leading provider of youth, high school, and elite-level sport education programs in the United States. Rooted in the philosophy of “Athletes first, winning second,” ASEP has educated more than 1.5 million coaches, officials, sport administrators, parents, and athletes. For 30 years, local, state, and national sport organizations have partnered with ASEP to lead the way in making sport a safe, successful, and enjoyable experience for all involved. For more information on ASEP sport education courses and resources, call 800-747-5698.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to developing better citizens by providing properly supervised baseball and softball competition for players ages 4 to 18. Established in 1951, Babe Ruth League now has more than 9,000 leagues and 56,000 teams representing more than one million players in the United States and Canada. It is the fundamental belief of Babe Ruth League that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity.