Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog
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FSS 183 - Theory of Coaching Baseball

2 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Instruction in the theory of coaching baseball techniques and methods. Includes role of the coach, game management, baseball techniques, and improving performance.

Recommendation: Participation on a baseball team or league and some knowledge of the game before enrolling in this course.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the role of a coach in season planning.
  2. Identify the elements of good communication.
  3. Demonstrate performance goals and teaching concepts effectively.
  4. Apply training principles to preseason, on-season, and post-season training.
  5. Describe sport physiology and sport psychology

  1. Role of the Coach
    1. Season planning
    2. Scouting/recruiting
    3. Conducting tryouts
    4. Conducting practices
  2. Game Management
    1. Scorekeeping
    2. Making a lineup
    3. Team concepts for offense and defense
  3. Baseball Techniques
    1. Base-running
    2. Infield and outfield
    3. Throwing and pitching
    4. Hitting
  4. Improving Performance
    1. Motivation techniques
    2. Sport physiology
    3. Sport psychology
    4. Levels of coaching

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