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Baseball Coaching Jobs – Tendinitis

One of the responsibilities that comes with baseball coaching jobs is having an understanding of common sports injuries. Tendinitis is one of these injuries. Prevention is key with baseball as with any sport and directly linked to proper exercise technique.

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High School Baseball – Groin Pull

Another very common injury that coaches need to handle is groin pull. All high school baseball coaches need to be sure that their players use stretching to try to prevent this from happening. Baseball coaches of all ages can use the prevention ideas discussed below.

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Baseball Coaching Clinic – Sports Injuries

This guide, taken from a recent baseball coaching clinic, is intended to help coaches treat, prevent, and speed recovery in their athletes. The most common 10 injuries in baseball (as well as other sports) will be covered over the next few postings. The first one I want to touch on is ankle sprain.

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Baseball Coaching Philosophy – Respect

As a coach, your baseball coaching philsophy must include the concept of mutual respect. If your team becomes out of control and they do not respond to your requests, you need to set up a system of consequences so that they know what their actions will result in if they choose to misbehave again in the future.

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High School Baseball Coach – Roles of a Coach

Your main job as a high school baseball coach is to coach your baseball players to success, but your other duties include teacher, psychologist, counselor, mentor, and friend. It is extremely hard to balance all of these roles while still maintaining your coaching status, but it is a give-and-take that you must develop. If you always stay in the coaching mentality, you will forget to look at your athletes as people as well, people with problems and questions and bad days just like you.

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Baseball Coaching Tools – Respect

One of the essential baseball coaching tools is respect for yourself and for your baseball players. As with any coaching style, there needs to be a mix of discipline and encouragement. Athletes should be trained to respect you as a coach and listen to your expertise. By respecting you, they should learn to respect themselves and each other, creating an environment of trust and respect. This aids discipline, because athletes will be much more open to your decisions and fear your discipline more.

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How to Coach Baseball – Stress Improvement

To avoid falling into the winning-focused trap, start by talking to the parents. Nothing is more important in youth sports when learning how to coach baseball than the attitudes of the parents, and they often prescribe to a “win at any cost” mentality.

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How to Coach Youth Baseball – Coaching Roles

Being a youth sports coach means being a jack of all trades. All at once you are expected to be a counselor, friend, discipliner, teacher, and confidant. You are expected to know how to coach youth baseball, how to maintain control but respect your baseball players and foster an environment of fun.

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