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BSUK Drills for Beginner Coaches CPD


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25th February 2017


The course is aimed at new baseball and softball coaches. It will provide coaches with a set of drills to improve fundamental baseball and softball skills including throwing & catching, fielding ground balls and fly balls, and hitting.

Who is it suitable for?

  • People who are new to coaching baseball or softball.
  • Coaches looking for a sound understanding of basic fundamentals and new drills to reinforce key points.
  • Coaches who want to learn new creative drills to implement in their club, team or league.
  • Parents who have never played baseball or softball and want an introduction to skills and drills appropriate for teaching players of all abilities.
  • Club coaches who wish to reinforce ‘The GB Way’ and remain current on the why and how fundamentals are taught.

What are the pre-requisites?
  • Learners must be a minimum of 16 years old
  • Be passionate and inquisitive about learning new drills for playing catch, infield, outfield, hitting and pitching
  • Very inexperienced coaches may wish to take 'The Activator Award‘ to ensure rules and game play knowledge is sound

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand what makes a drill great and be able to deliver engaging, safe drills.
  • Be able to coach throwing and catching skills using a variety of drills.
  • Be able to coach drills to develop ground ball fielding skills
  • Be able to coach drills to develop fly ball fielding skills
  • Be able to coach drills to develop hitting skills.


Why Do this Course
  • This course will give practical ideas on new and engaging drills to run with participants of all skill levels
  • It is great introduction to coaching if you haven't coached much previously
  • You will learn the fundamentals of what Great Britain Baseball and GB Softball teach at multiple positions

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.
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