Volume 11, Issue 11
November, 2018
Greetings from CoachDeck!

Happy Thanksgiving! As we enjoy this festive time of year let's all take a moment to be grateful for the many blessings that involvement in youth sports has brought us, and reaffirm our commitment to give back in the coming year.

In this issue: All young, aspiring players should read Larry Cicchiello's article on the secret to becoming a great hitter. Brian Gotta re-publishes his popular holiday wish list for youth sports. And Dr. Patrick Cohn returns triumphantly with a terrific piece sharing his expertise on how young athletes can use their minds to achieve greatness!

It's time to start thinking about the 2019 season. The most important thing on the list should be safety! Your league needs the SAFE Baseball/Softball Online Safety Course by SAFE Baseball. Watch this 90-second video and you'll agree! 

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Practice is Essential for Your Hitting Success!
By Larry Cicchiello

Real good hitters are not born that way. They have worked very hard and spent countless hours to reach that status. There is simply no substitute for hard work and practicing your baseball swing. Are you willing to pay that price? Read Article
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My Holiday Youth Sports Wish List
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

The holidays are upon us! This is a time to reflect on the past and look ahead with hope for a new and brighter future. Here are a few items on my holiday youth sports wish list: Read Article
Mindset and How to Reach Your Athletic Potential
By Dr. Patrick Cohn

What separates elite athletes from the rest? Talent? Many talented athletes never lived up to their potential. Technical skills? All the technical skills in the world will not help if you are unable to perform those skills in the heat of competition. Read Article