- Plan your practices more efficiently and get more out the time you spend with your team
- Make practice more fun and keep your players fresh and engaged
- Learn to plan out your practices and change your goals for each phase of the season
with John Tschida,
University of St. Thomas Head Coach;
member of the NFCA Hall of Fame (2016);
Over 900 career wins; highest winning percentage in D-III softball history (.840 winning percentage);
3x national championship coach, first coach to win national title at two schools;
2x NFCA Division III National Coach of the Year; 12x MIAC Coach of the Year;
has now led St. Thomas to the NCAA Tournament each of the last 15 seasons
Sit down with 3x National Championship coach John Tschida and discover the practice strategies that make his teams consistent winners.
In a lecture format, Coach Tschida offers over 40 different tips and ideas for getting more out of your practice time, so you can become more efficient and get more accomplished during practice.
Using his tips for setting up and running a productive practice that will minimize wasted time, Tschida also explains how to use a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis of your team to decide how to choose a strategy to match your team's strengths and weaknesses.
Tschida details how he develops an errorless defense and introduces a Pyramid of Skills to help coaches assess their team's preparation. He delivers ideas for making practice fun and keeping athletes fresh and engaged. In addition, you will learn a variety of ways to encourage your athletes to sharpen their mental skills during practice.
Finally, Coach Tschida gives a sample plan for a pitcher's preparation "from practice to game day." He outlines several goals and approaches to use with your players during different phases of the season including the off season, pre-season, and regular season.
This is an all inclusive video of proven organizational strategies to help you develop efficient and productive practices.
90 minutes. 2012.Softball Videos