Volume 11, Issue 6
June, 2018
Greetings from CoachDeck!

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In this issue: Larry Cicchiello has some great tips that will benefit not only pitchers, but coaches who call pitches. Brian Gotta's second installment in a three part series on the decline in youth sports adresses coaches and parents. Dr. Darrell Burnett returns with a great batch of tips for youth sports coaches!

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How to Get to Know a Hitter's Tendencies Very Quickly!
By Larry Cicchiello

It is mandatory for baseball pitchers to find out the strengths and weaknesses of the baseball hitters they face. There are certain very clever things a pitcher can do..Read Article
Who is to Blame For the Decline in Youth Sports? (Part 2)
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

II have no doubt that some parents are driving their kids away from youth sports. The “Crazy Sports Parent” has become less a caricature and more a phenomenon in the past decade. Why? Read Article
Setting the Tone For a Positive Experience
By Dr. Darrell Burnett

Some coaches have a difficult time handling the youth sports atmosphere, and some may underestimate their importance to their players. Read Article