Sports management consultancy

BSUK Baseball Pitchers - CPD

Cost

Dates & Times

Location

Booking Details

To book on this course, please contact the following person/organisation.

Register Interest

Dates:
18/02/2017

Introduction:

This course has been developed specifically for baseball coaches looking for an introduction to developing pitchers using 'The GB Way' methodology.

Who is it suitable for?

  • Coaches who wish to get an understanding of what drills and teaching methods Great Britain Baseball uses when developing pitchers.
  • Coaches who want to share knowledge in a practical environment.
  • Baseball coaches who wish to become specialist pitching coaches.
  • Parents who wish to learn more technical information on how they can help their child develop as a pitcher.

What are the pre-requisites?

  • Learners must be a minimum of 16 years old.
  • It is advised that very inexperienced coaches should take either 'The Activator Award' or 'Drills for Beginner Coaches - CPD Clinic'.
  • Coaches working towards their 'Coach Award - Level 2' must take either this course or one of the other pitching CPD clinics in order complete their award.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the basic mechanics of the pitching delivery.
  • Teach a four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball and change-up.
  • Identify and correct common mistakes in the pitching delivery from the stretch position.
  • Instruct a simplified version of GB Baseball's long toss programme to develop arm strength. 
  • Support players with basic pre- and post-throwing arm care to reduce the risk of injury.

Why do this course?

  • The course will give practical ideas on how to work with and improve the pitchers you coach.
  • The course will give you a basic understanding of what Great Britain Baseball looks for and implements when developing pitchers.
  • Through this course, you will gain the knowledge to improve your players’ arm strength while reducing the risk of injury.

 
Terms and Conditions

  • If you cancel within 7 days or fail to attend the course without good reason (at the sole discretion of Sport Structures), the full fee will apply.
  • If you cancel within 14 days of the qualification then 50% of cost will be returned to you
  • Once payment and the application form is returned, confirmation of course details will be sent 7 days prior to the course.
  • If Sport Structures cancels the course, you will automatically be booked onto the next available course date. 
  • We advise that accommodation / train tickets should not be booked until a course confirmation letter is received or a Sport Structures member of staff confirms that the course is definitely going ahead as we will not refund expenses incurred
  • In the event of a tutor not being able to tutor a course at short notice due to an emergency, we will contact you to inform you and re-organise the course. 
  • The information provided by the applicant will be stored on the Sport Structures CIC Database and held in accordance with the Data Protecting Act 1998.



The deadline for registration has passed