Just back to Germany from attending the best coaches conference in the world, the American Baseball Coaches Association Conference held in Chicago, www.abca.org Alper Bozkurt a top expert in German Baseball sits down with Coach Caliendo to discuss baseball development.
He spoke at the ABCA International meeting.
The 33-year-old Alper Bozkurt takes over as head coach of the Austrian Baseball League club Athletics Attnang-Puchheim. He succeeds Nick Pardikes, who leaves for the United States at the beginning of August to resume his studies. Bozkurt was born in Turkey, played in the German Baseball-Bundesliga and for the German national team and coached in Ireland, Switzerland and Turkey. MLB Academy Director for Paderborn Academy. Masters in Sports Science and Mass Communications. German National Team coach 18u and 15 u.
- MLB Academy Paderborn and how it works.
- Cannot be late for school and on time for practice.
- Goal is to get German players in USA High schools and colleges, how?
- Test battery done for players twice a year.
- Scrimmage twice a week every important.
- Talented kids evolve.
- Pay coaches so you have commitments and better players.
- Other sports we learn from, martial arts, Olympic hand ball, Hockey.
- How you place players per age matters.
- Diagnostic testing.
- Mental game is stressed at all practices.
- Differential learning.
- Winning is not stressed.
- Coaches education.
- Sensitivity training.
- And lots more.
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