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Helpful Videos for coaches


Requirements for Coaches

1. Cal Ripken Online Coaches Course Completed (Certification)

With the requirement that all baseball coaches affiliated with Babe Ruth League, Inc. and Ripken Baseball, Inc. become certified prior to coaching games, the Ripken Baseball Web site makes it easy for you to gain your certification quickly and effectively through the convenience of online learning.  There is a nominal fee for the course (~$20) and SCR has prepaid for credits so please contact your division's commissioner for login and credit details..otherwise you can take the course and ask for a reimbursement afterwards.
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2. City of Scottsdale Brain Injury Online Course (Head and Assistant Coaches)


Beginning January 1, 2012 a new State law goes into effect.

The City of Scottsdale will not issue a permit nor will you be able to play on any school field until you meet this new requirement. Arizona recently passed SB 1521 which requires the education of coaches, athletes and parents of the danger of concussions and head injuries. In an effort to ensure the well being of children who play sports using school facilities, the City of Scottsdale is requiring that each coach in your organization complete a free, on-line course regarding concussions (see directions below). The course takes approximately 20 minutes and at the end of the course a certificate will be issued. Once your coaches take the course, they do not have to take it again. Any new coaches, however, will have to take the course.

Once completed, please email your certification form (Adobe PDF) to your league commissioner.

WEBSITE:             www.nfhslearn.com

On the top left from the COURSES drop-down list, select FREE courses. From the next drop-down list, select Concussion in Sports- What you Need to Know. On the next screen, click PLEASE LOGIN TO ORDER. Once a LOGIN is created, click on the course itself.

3. Background Checks

Background checks for all coaches of SCR will be conducted prior to the start of the season.


Coaches Corner

Excessive pitching

Many injuries occur from excessive pitching, and can be prevented if players and coaches follow these safety guidelines.

To decrease shoulder and elbow problems from excessive pitching:


Protective gear

Protective equipment is one of the most important factors in minimizing the risk of injury in baseball. Here are some safety tips to prevent injuries:


Before Each Practice and Game "Inspect the playing field for holes, glass, and other debris"

Make Sure all Dugouts and Fields are cleaned up after your practice or game!


Cal-Ripken Videos



Hey Coaches and players we've uploaded some Cal & Bill Ripken videos for you to look at in your spare time to work on your techniques and to also learn new ones over the summer.  Please watch the site for new enhancements and training information to help you become a better coach as well as a player.


Video 1 - Outfield Relay - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj7IWfXFoxw&feature=channel

Video 2 - Backhand Drill - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcEN_-KUCqg&feature=channel

Video 3 - Pitcher Covering First - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DWTl4yVtxk&feature=channel

Video 4 -Underhand Flip Drill - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOeMWfr5SQs&feature=channel

Video 5 - SS Double Play Pivot Drill - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYdNgiI09dA&feature=channel

Video 6 - Firstbase Basics - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUZsufD2-t4&feature=channel

Video 7 - 2B Double Play Pivot Drill - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S979jwkuAxU&feature=channel

Video 8 - Throw after the Catch Drill - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2SsVCqmmb4&feature=channel