Coaching Youth Baseball: Ages 9 to 12

Coach Scott Bradley shows you how to take your kids from the basics to more advanced techniques with these 40 step-by-step videos. Specifically designed for players ages 9 through 12, these videos share how to help your players advance their skills in catching, fielding, hitting, baserunning and pitching. Your purchase also includes access to downloadable training notes and coaching tips for each drill.

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  • Instant, Online Access
  • Great for Coaches, Parents, & Volunteers
  • Downloadable training notes & tips
  • Great Baseball training with Coach Scott Bradley
  • Over 40 easy-to-follow video demonstrations
  • Packed with great baseball drills & practice ideas
  • Insider tips and printable training notes (online only)
  • Combines the best of books & DVDs


"This looks really great and something coaches can easily use for drills with the younger kids. Your video segments were perfect… quick and to the point."
Coach John Willis
 Cranbury-Plainsboro Little League

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Table of Contents

  • Getting Started
  • Meet Coach Scott Bradley
  • Meet Coach Jeremy Meccage
Topic 1: Throwing and Catching
  • Introduction to Throwing and Catching
  • Basic Throwing Mechanics
  • How To Grip A Baseball
  • Basic Catching Drill
  • Playing A Game Of Catch
  • Hit The Hat Drill
Topic 2: Fielding
  • Introduction to Fielding
  • Routine Ground Balls
  • Side-To-Side Drill
  • Ground Ball Drill
  • Crow Hop and Throw
  • Wall Ball
  • Fly Ball Drill
  • Tennis Racket Drill
  • Pass Pattern Drill
Topic 3: Hitting
  • Introduction to Hitting
  • Swing Mechanics
  • Pepper Drill
  • Walk-Up Tee Drill
  • Front-Toss Drill
  • Medicine Ball Drill
  • Soft-Toss Drill
Topic 4: Baserunning
  • Introduction to Baserunning
  • Running Through First Base
  • Angle Towards Second Base
  • Jumps Off First (No Leads)
  • Leading Off
  • Run-Down Drill
Topic 5: Pitching
  • Introduction to Pitching
  • The L Drill
  • Balance and Rhythm Drill
  • Stride Line Drill
  • Chair Drill
  • Towel Drill
  • Reverse Mound Drill
  • Wall Drill
Coaching Tips and Advice
  • Prepare For Practice
  • Sportsmanship From Dugout
  • Don't Over Coach
  • Ending Practices
  • Hydration
  • Don't Punish Players
  • Homework
  • Don't Embarrass Players
  • Dealing With Parents
  • Dealing With Umpires

About the Coach

Scott Bradley spent nine seasons as a catcher in the major leagues with the Yankees, White Sox, Mariners and Reds. Scott became the head coach of the Princeton University baseball team in 1997. Nine of his former players played professional baseball in the 2008 season.

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