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Baseball & Softball
Volume 4 Issue 7
July 2011

In This Issue
Throwing Bullpens
Coaching Etiquette
Confidence is King
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In this month's issue:
Ever wonder how often a pitcher should throw a bullpen and what he should work on? Pitching Guru, Dan Gazaway provides answers and tips below. Brian Gotta discusses "coaching etiquette." And, new contributor, Dr. Chris Stankovich's article, "Confidence is King" is a must-read for all athletes and parents of athletes.
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Throwing BullpensDan Gazaway

By Dan Gazaway

Bullpens give you a chance to regroup as a pitcher and allow you to throw with a purpose. Avoid the "throwing just to throw" mentality; even if you are just playing catch with your friends. Every time you pick up the ball you need to work on something like hitting your spots, off-speed pitches, pitching mechanics and so on. What do you work on when you throw a bullpen?
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Brian Gotta

Coaching Etiquette

By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

As a coach of a youth sports team, there will be situations when you clearly have the game in hand and it is time to "call off the dogs," to avoid embarrassing the opponent. And there may be occasions when you find yourself on the wrong end of a blowout. When a coach doesn't seem to know or care that he's allowing his team to pile on, the result can be frustration, hurt feelings and anger.
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Dr. Stankovich

Confidence is King!
by Dr. Chris Stankovich

With the fall seasons approaching, Dr. Chris Stankovich provides his advice for young athletes wanting to reach their full potential, gain confidence in their abilities, and have fun playing. Read Article

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