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Baseball & Softball
Volume 6 Issue 3
March 2013

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Injury Prevention Toolkit
Photos to Store
Aluminum Bat Can Hurt Your Swing
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In this issue: Our partners at STOP Sports Injuries.org have created a terrific injury prevention toolkit which you can download for free and pass along to your coaches. Brian Gotta's article aims to encourage youth coaches to stop and enjoy moments they'll want to remember down the road. And NY Mets' hitting coach Dave Hudgens explains why aluminum bats can hurt players' swings.

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Quick Hitter

Coaches Curriculum for Injury Prevention STOP Logo

By STOP Sports Injuries

Our partners at STOP Sports Injuries have developed a tremendous curriculum all youth sports coaches should read prior to their first games and practices. Contained within is instruction on preseason conditioning and proper warm-up, overuse injuries, concussions, and heat illness. Read Article

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Brian Gotta

Photos to Store in Our Scrapbooks

By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck


As a youth coach, I was lucky that a retired gentleman named Jon decided to pick up photography as a hobby. He had a son playing in our league and loved youth sports. So nearly every game, whether or not his boy was involved, we'd see him beyond the outfield fence with a lens as long as his arm shooting photos.
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Dave Hudgens

How an Aluminum Bat Can Hurt Your Swing
by Dave Hudgens
, New York Mets Hitting Coach

Every kid today uses an aluminum bat. Through the years, the aluminum bat has developed into a high tech, light weight lethal weapon, with which kids really have a tremendous amount of success. Read Article

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