This course, developed by USA Baseball along with the NFHS, teaches the basic skills of throwing and catching, offensive skills, overview of each position’s role, good team defensive tactics, how to develop a practice plan, and additional coaching tips that you can use to teach and help improve your team. Hosted by George Grande, Cincinnati Reds announcer, the skills presented in this course are demonstrated by the Washington Nationals players and coaches. Drills and skills are provided by Darrel Don, a high school coach in the Orlando area and a USA Baseball National Team coach.
Course comes with
1. Course Introduction2 Sections
- Course Overview
2. Coaching Philosophy4 Sections
- How to Coach and Teach
- Team Selection
- Health and Safety
3. Offense3 Sections
- Base Running
4. Defense5 Sections
- Basic Defensive Skills
- Infield Play
- Outfield Play
5. Pitching3 Sections
6. Team Strategies5 Sections
- Sacrifice Bunt Defense
- 1st and 3rd Situations
- Fly Ball Etiquette
- Cutoffs and Relays
7. Conclusion2 Sections
- Course Evaluation
This Course Includes
- Approved for 5 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
Frequently Asked Questions
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I have more than one child and both need to take NFHS Learning Center courses. Can they use the same account?No, we are unable to put multiple people on the same account and are required to rely on the profile information originally provided to determine who took course(s) in an account. Each individual needs to create an account using a unique email address. This can be done by visiting www.nfhslearn.com and selecting “register” in the upper right-hand corner.
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After I complete a course how do I access my certificate?
From your Dashboard, select “My Certificates.” You can then download PDF certificates of all courses completed within the account.
How do I order courses to distribute to others for completion?Select the courses you wish to order from the Courses page in the white menu bar at the top of your screen. During the ordering process you will be asked who will complete the course(s). When prompted, select “Others.” Once the ordering process is completed, the course(s) will be available on your Dashboard in the “My Courses” tab under the “Distribution” option.