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Rules Certification Course for Coaches

Challenge your rules IQ this winter to gain a competitive edge!

  • Starts Jan 3, 2022
  • 125 US dollars
  • Online Sessions

Service Description

ATTENTION baseball and softball coaches: Are you interested in leveling the playing field against veteran coaches in your league? Are you switching sports from softball to baseball or baseball to softball? Are you looking for new team drills to help build your team's baseball or softball IQ? Then this course is for you! Register for the 2nd annual Evolve 2 Excellence Winter Rules Course beginning Mondays January 3 - February 7, 2022. Perfect for softball and baseball coaches looking to challenge their understanding of the rules. Bring your rule book(s). This course will take participants through twelve frequently occurring rules that are enforced exactly the same in both games at all levels. Plus, interactive demonstrations on key coaching topics dissecting: appeal plays, judgement calls, protests, and when to strategically ask an umpire to go for help. Drills for team practices also included to increase your player's baseball or softball rules IQ! COURSE DESCRIPTION: Six LIVE online classes with professional umpire Jen Pawol! Registered coaches gain access to the Evolve 2 Excellence Online Classroom featuring downloadable activity pages, weekly reading assignments, quizzes, and a final exam. Optional research essay on a variety of inspiring topics! Live Office Hours (TBA closer to the course dates) with Jen will be available to assist participants who have additional questions. Each participant must complete the pre-assessment Rules Challenge, the coursework, and pass the final exam to receive their official Evolve Rules Certificate. Registration ends December 14, 2021. Limited space available!

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YMCA Sports Park, South Imboden Court, Decatur, IL, USA