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The Coach's Guide to Maximizing Trade Shows [ABCA]

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Jan 3, 2017 2:39:11 PM


It's trade show season! Bring on the booths, the freebies, the clinics, the motivational speakers, and especially the chance to focus on nothing but the game.

I've been to my fair share of trade shows and let me tell you: trade shows offer far more than just handfuls of free double bubble gum.

Trade shows offer the rare opportunity and forum to share ideas, try out new techniques, and network with successful coaches.

If trade shows are the buffets of baseball, the coach who picks up the most new skills and eagerly networks with the most winning coaches, gets the most out of his baseball buffet meal ticket. Check out some of the ways we think you can get the most out of your trade show experience.

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Topics: ABCA, Baseball Coach, Baseball Trade Show

For Love of the Game: FungoMan's Going to the ABCA Convention

Posted by Camille D.C. Sutton on Dec 31, 2015 12:54:06 PM

Last week we did a baseball movie/coaching style assessment where close to 500 coaches weighed in to see if their favorite movie reflected their coaching philosophy. We think you might find the results as intriguing as we did, and you may discover some fascinating trends about where coaches fall on the coaching spectrum (more on that later).

For the past several years our FungoMan team has gone to the ABCA conventions and enjoyed the benefits of participating in the baseball coaches community, including the wide variety of coaches representing every coaching philosophy you could imagine.

One thing you're sure to find at the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention is this: People talking baseball.

Read on to see what the talk is all about this coming convention.

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Topics: Baseball, FungoMan, Baseball Convention, ABCA, ABCA 2016 Convention, Coaches Using FungoMan