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USA Baseball Coaches "B" Certification
Fundamentals, Leadership, and Approach
Requirements to Obtain a "B" Certification:
Completed “A” Certification
Introduction to Umpiring
Building a Baseball Experience Course
Coaching Philosophy and Approach Course
Baserunning Fundamentals Course
Catching Stances, Receiving, and Blocking
Coaching the Basics of Hitting
Coaching the Fundamentals of Infield
Coaching the Fundamentals of Outfield
Coaching Pitching Delivery
“B” Certification Code of Conduct
Benefits of Obtaining a “B” Certification:
Education in fundamental areas of baseball such creating a positive culture and experience, coach philosophy and approach, umpiring, and other skills of the game.
Complete further education and become engaged in the coaching community by participating in events and taking online courses.
Learn more about communication and game management from the umpires’ perspective.
Expanded professional network within the baseball coaching community, both locally and nationally.
Digital “B” Certification card.
Listed in the user search feature of the USA Baseball Sport Development website as a Certified Coach.
Fundamentals of the Game
Practice Planning, Coach Philosophy
Creating a Positive Team Culture
Coaches who have completed a “B” Certification have demonstrated the following:
Knowledge of all concepts in the “A” Certification level.
Knowledge of basic fundamental skills of the game in every major area.
Taken the step to be a positive part and contribute to the circle of learning and development within the coach community, become leaders within the industry who continue to promote active learning in players and coaches.
Understanding of communication and game management with umpires.
“B” Certification is free of cost.
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