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The Ballgame of Life

The Ballgame of Life

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Good coaches and good parents both try to teach kids the same things: persistence, hard work, how to handle pressure, and hw to be a good winner. Baseball can help young players learn these lessons, but only if the coaches and parents stay focused on them. This book addresses the two main problems for coaches and parents: They are often unprepared or undertrained to teach the lessons basebabll has to offer, and they often are trying to live vicariously through the children (which is the absolute last thing the kids need).

Each chapter of The Ballgame of Life ends with "Life Skills Learning Drills" designed to help kids and adults remember that baseball is a game meant to be played. Chapters include:

  • The Goal of Every Great Parent/Coach
  • Building Confidence and a Successfull Attitude
  • Learning the Terms Team, Teammate and Teamwork
  • Dad or Mom's Limited Window of Opportunity to Coach

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Lessons for Parents and Coaches of Young Baseball Players
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Publish Date:
February 2006
ACTA Publications

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  1. A "must have" book for all coaches 5 Star Review

    (Submitted on Jan 27th 2016)

    This is a very practical "how to" book for people who want to coach little kids. Puts everything in perspective and then shows you how to make it happen.

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