Coach Crowhopisms

REMEMBER - IT'S A GAME; ENJOY IT & HAVE A BALL
IT'S A GAME OF THE HEART, MIND, BODY, & SOUL
IT'S A GAME DESIGNED TO BREAK YOUR HEART.
NO MATTER THE AGE, IT BRINGS OUT THE JOY OF A LITTLE BOY



What makes a GREAT BASEBALL PLAYER - the 3 A'S:


3 L's


RESPECT


We can't coach the 7 C's

NAME OF THE GAME!!!!
-Stay Ahead in the Count as a Hitter
-Stay Ahead in the Count as a Pitcher


HITTING - 4 R's


3 UNPARDONABLE SINS OF HITTING!!!!


5 T's of Hitting:

MOST IMPORTANT POINT IN HITTING!!!! Watch the Ball - Release, Rotation , Location

CHIN POSITION - Front Shoulder to Back Shoulder

MOST EXCITING HIT IS A TRIPLE - Hustle, Speed, Power

Finish the Swing- Stay on the Diving Board (Balance) & Pose for Sport's Illustrated

BUNTING


5 T's of PITCHING
Take The Time To Tuck


THROWING


FIELDING STANCE:

Feet:
If playing up (corner infielders) - feet square
If back (middle infield's & OF's) - Play Deep and Creep
Hands:
Alligator mouth; glove open to hitter

3 Things in Glove
  1. Ball
  2. Throwing Hand
  3. Bill of cap

CATCHING:
Above waist - thumbs in
Below waist - thumbs out


Ground Balls


Fly Balls