Coach & Parent Resources

Mark Linden of Baseball Positive has been a long-time partner with Bellevue Thunderbird Little League, providing early season coach training as well as player clinics for pitching and catching. He also has been the mastermind behind our t-ball program, and offers camps throughout the year. Mark has provided the following links to his website and Facebook, where you will find resources for coaches and parents:

A great resource for all coaches is the Little League University. Click here to be redirected to Coach Resources.

BASEBALL POSITIVE WEBSITE - Loaded with information - practice plans, coaching guide, skills and drills, as well as parent resources

HERE is a link to Baseball Positive's Fall Ball Manual, explaining the coaching methods, tips and drills for Mark Linden's 10 session Fall Ball Program. Great place to get some ideas for effective drills and practice organization, and includes photos and links to related videos.

Baseball Positive Facebook Page

Click here for a very good document on protecting your young pitcher's arms from Little League.

HERE is another article about arm safety and mechanics for young pitchers provided by Wristband Resources. This article includes information about both baseball and softball pitching.

Also see this article from baseballtips.com for some good information on common causes for pitching injuries.

The Art of Pitching article from New York Times: The Art of Pitching



Click here for a template to use for creating your game lineup.