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Coaching Resources

Concussion Training 

Instructions:

1. Click on the website link below.

2. When the site opens select from the menu on the left of the screen "HEADS UP to Youth Sports".

3. Next, select the Coaches tab at the bottom of the screen.

4. Now click on the link "Free Concussion Training Course"

5. On the right hand part of the screen you will see a video prompt that states "Launch Heads up Course" select this and you are on your way.

6. At the end of the course print off your certification and send a copy to Owen Seatz our Coaching Coordinator.  (place email link here)

Why Concussion Training?

Fifty (50) states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws which address concussions and protect the health and safety of young athletes. Little League Baseball, Incorporated (LLB) has complied a summary of all currently existing state laws regarding concussions in youth athletes.

Some laws are only applicable to school-sponsored athletics or to activities taking place on school-owned property. Some laws are applicable to all youth sports organizations, whether affiliated or not with a school district. It is strongly recommended that local leagues consult with legal counsel in its jurisdiction to determine the applicability, if any, of state laws to its program regarding concussions.

In keeping with its focus on protecting the health, safety and welfare of children, LLB requires all leagues and teams to comply with all applicable laws and recommends the review of the information and training materials on concussions which are available free of charge on the Centers For Disease Control website at:

http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/

 


Pitch Smart

Little League® has always placed safety as a top priority, and is continually striving to provide children with healthy and safe baseball and softball opportunities. For nearly a decade, the Little League program has been at the forefront of promoting arm safety for youth pitchers. As we continue to work to make baseball a safe, fun sport for all children, Little League is proudly supporting the efforts of Major League Baseball and USA Baseball through the Pitch Smart campaign.

 

Here is the web address for the pitch smart program:  http://m.mlb.com/pitchsmart