Health & Saftey Information
ASAP Saftey Awareness Program & Coaches Guide https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/94985.pdf
Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League’s Board of Directors have continued to succeed with safety goals by raising the necessary funds and authorizing the many changes you will notice this year on all of the playing venues.
Concussion Training https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html
Little League now requires all coaches and managers to complete concussion training. The training is free and takes about 30 minutes. Please provide your certificate of completion to the Director of your division.
Concussion Fact Sheet for Youth Sports Coaches https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/86928.pdf
LOne of the main jobs of a youth sports coach is keeping athletes safe.
Tournament Verification Form https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/80320.pdf
To be used to prepare for a tournament and also for All-Star selection.
Prelminary Incident Report https://www.leagueathletics.com/2e5ca83d-a7fd-45d1-95f7-8735947a7429/Text/Documents/1607/12777.pdf
Use this form to report any incidents that need board attention
Simple Baseball Scorecard https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/38069.pdf
This is a form you can print out to help record the results of a game
Skills Coaching Training
Little League International Coaching Resource https://www.littleleague.org/coaches/
There are a lot of baseball coaching resources out there. Little League International offers good information to its members for free, including skill and drill instruction in video and text format, practice planning advice, etc. Go to this link to check it out. All you need to do is set-up an account on the site to start viewing.
Regular Season Pitch Count Rules https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1607/38072.pdf
Managing pitchers is a key aspect of coaching. This document outlines the rules for all age groups
Bat Speed http://www.batspeed.com/about.html
A comprehensive study of the baseball swing
The Art of Catching http://www.eteamz.com/baseball/instruction/artofcatching/index.cfm?m=1,2,3,4,5
Tips and drills on all aspects of youth baseball http://www.eteamz.com/baseball/instruction/tips/
Excellent resource for tips and drills on all aspects of youth baseball
A Guide to coaching t-ball
Basic Skills http://www.youthbaseballcoaching.com/
A comprehensive, detailed, but highly readable overview of all basic baseball skills including pitching, fielding, catching, and hitting highlighting everything from strategy to mechanics.
An excellent resource.
Science of Hitting http://www.mikeepsteinhitting.com/
A review of the science of hitting with focus on correcting common mistakes and problems with batting.