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1
Foundations Online Practical
Expires After: Does not Expire


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The zoom links for the courses will be updated on Friday.

Saturday link:

Topic: Driveline’s Foundations of Pitching Day 1
Time: Oct 10, 2020 11:50 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Sunday link

Topic: Driveline Baseball’s Foundations of Pitching Day 2
Time: Oct 11, 2020 11:50 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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PBR Snapshot Certification
Expires After: Does not Expire

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Foundations of Hitting
Expires After: Does not Expire

Welcome to Driveline’s Foundations of Hitting Certification.

What to Expect

This course contains 30 videos & quizzes teaching the fundamentals of training and programming hitters

This course is designed to teach the basics of sport science, a framework for hitting mechanics, the basics of different hitting technology and assessments, and programming templates

The Basic Questions

How long is my certification valid for?

Certifications are good for a year after completing the online course.

What is included in the price?

$599 includes access to all video and quizzes

How do I stay certified?

To stay certified, you’ll need to stay current. There will be yearly “update” courses available to anyone who has completed certifications in the previous year. To maintain your certification, you will need to pay a small annual fee and complete the annual “update” coursework. Annual cost of recertification will be $59.

Will I be listed as certified on Driveline’s website or marketed in any way?

No. Coaches completing the certification will receive the designation of having completed the course but we will not market your completion. We will confirm your completion or non-completion of coursework to third parties upon proof of a coach marketing themselves as “certified” or having completed the course.

What rights do I have to use Driveline in my own marketing of my program, facility or skills?

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified in that course. We do not give permission to individuals or programs to represent they are “Driveline” (ex. “Driveline of Nevada” or “The only Driveline program in Moscow!”).

Representing your instructors as “Driveline-certified” or a variant is an appropriate designation.

Course Details

Foundations of Hitting has one component:

  1. A comprehensive online course

The online course contains 30 video lectures. These videos form the basis of the course material.

This portion contains videos teaching our fundamentals of training and programming hitters. Following each video is a short quiz focused on both general topics that the course covered and practical application of the information. each quiz has a passing percentage of (80%) that must be met before moving on to the next section.

Summary of Table of Contents

  • Basics of Sports Science
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology
  • The Load Phase and Loaded Position of the Swing
  • The Stride Phase and Launch Position of the swing
  • The Swing Phase and Impact Position
  • Explanation of movement with KVest
  • Hitter Vision
  • Bat Sensors
  • Batted Ball Metrics
  • General Programming
  • Specific Programming

More Questions

Curious about other parts of the course or certification process? See our FAQ here.

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Youth Baseball Development
Expires After: Does not Expire

Welcome to our Youth Baseball Development Certification

What to Expect

This course contains 21 videos & quizzes on what a coach should know about youth baseball development.

This course is designed to teach the framework of how we think about training youth pitchers and hitters. We review philosophies, drills, and practice concepts.

Basic Questions

How long is my certification valid for?

Certifications are valid for the life of the course

What is included in the price?

$149 includes access to all online videos and quizzes.

We have discounted rates for this course for teams & leagues interested in certifying multiple coaches. If you are interested in a bulk order for your team or youth league, please e-mail support@drivelinebaseball.com or call us at 425-523-4030.

Will I be listed as certified on Driveline’s website or marketed in any way?

No. Coaches completing the certification will receive the designation of having completed the course but we will not market your completion. We will confirm your completion or non-completion of coursework to third parties upon proof of a coach marketing themselves as “certified” or having completed the course.

Coaches will receive a certificate after passing the final lesson

What rights do I have to use Driveline in my own marketing of my program, facility or skills?

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified in that course. We do not give permission to individuals or programs to represent they are “Driveline” (ex. “Driveline of Nevada” or “The only Driveline program in Moscow!”).

Representing your instructors as “Driveline-certified” or a variant is an appropriate designation.

Course Details

Youth Baseball Development has one component:

  1. A comprehensive online course

There is no live event associated with this course

Following each video is a short quiz focused on both general topics that the course covered and practical application of the information. Each quiz has a passing percentage (80%) that must be met before moving on to the next section.

Summary of Table of Contents

  • How to coach kids and introducing the skills that scale
  • Hitting philosophy, mechanics, and outputs
  • Principles of throwing warm-up and warm-up drills
  • Throwing philosophy, mechanics, and outputs
  • Basics of strength
  • Practice design principles and structure
  • How to scheduling a season
  • Pre/Post game routines

More Questions

Curious about other parts of the course or certification process? See our FAQ here.

5
Foundations of Pitching Practical
Expires After: Does not Expire

The course is for coaches who have passed the online portion of Foundations of Pitching and are attending the weekend event.

6
Foundations of Pitching
Expires After: Does not Expire

Welcome to the Foundations of Pitching Coaches Certification. This is the online portion of this course.

What to Expect

This portion contains 32 videos teaching our fundamentals of training and programming pitchers.

This course is designed to teach a framework for the pitching delivery, the basics of our drill work (and easy modifications based on assessment data), and year-round programming templates and modifications.

The Basic Questions

How long is my certification valid for?

Certifications are good for a year after completing the live event. Coaches will have the ability to sign up for the live event after completing the online course. No coach is considered certified until they complete the final quiz after the live event.

What is included in the price?

$999 includes both the online and live courses.

How do I stay certified?

To stay certified, you’ll need to stay current. There will be yearly “update” courses available to anyone who has completed certifications in the previous year. To maintain your certification, you will need to pay a small annual fee and complete the annual “update” coursework. Annual cost of recertification will be $59.

Will I be listed as certified on Driveline’s website or marketed in any way?

No. Coaches completing the certification will receive the designation of having completed the course but we will not market your completion. We will confirm your completion or non-completion of coursework to third parties upon proof of a coach marketing themselves as “certified” or having completed the course.

What rights do I have to use Driveline in my own marketing of my program, facility or skills?

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified in that course. We do not give permission to individuals or programs to represent they are “Driveline” (ex. “Driveline of Nevada” or “The only Driveline program in Moscow!”).

Representing your instructors as “Driveline-certified” or a variant is an appropriate designation.

Course Details

Foundations of Pitching has two components:

  1. A comprehensive online course
  2. An in-person practical portion

The online course contains 32 video lectures. These videos form the basis of the course material.

This portion contains videos teaching our fundamentals of training and programming pitchers. Following each video is a short quiz focused on both general topics that the course covered and practical application of the information. Each quiz has a passing percentage (80%) that must be met before moving on to the next section.

Upon passing all the quizzes, you can sign up for your in-person seminar date.

Summary of Table of Contents

  • Physiology, Planes of Motion, Anatomy
  • Basics of Biomechanics
  • Trunk Movement
  • Arm Action
  • Lower Half
  • Sidearmers
  • Warm-Up Principles
  • Drill Principles
  • Types of Drills
  • Training Economy and Stress
  • Modifications for Type of Athlete
  • Training Days
  • Building Out Your Program

Upon completing the online segments, you can sign-up for our in-person practicums, where the rubber really meets the road: The test of a coach is how well they can deploy knowledge in real-time. A broad base of knowledge combined with the empathy and leadership you already possess is a good foundation for making a big impact on your athletes’ careers.

The live portion of the course will be done remotely over video conference. It will be split up into three days, with each day being four hours long.

These courses will be held every other week starting on March 24th-26th.

The currently scheduled dates for online live certifications in Kent, WA are:

  • November 14-15th, 2020 Full
  • December 12-13th, 2020
  • February 6-7th, 2020

More dates coming soon!

These dates may be subject to slight changes depending on stay-at-home orders. They will all continue to be hosted online over zoom

More Questions

Curious about other parts of the course or certification process? See our FAQ here.

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Basics of Pitch Design
Expires After: Does not Expire

Welcome to the Basics of Pitch Design Coaches Certification.

What to Expect

This course contains 28 videos & quizzes, along with 2 bonus videos, on what a coach should know about pitch design.

This course is designed to teach the fundamental terms, learn how you can group specific pitch types, what common issues and fixes may be, some programming basics, and how to use public data effectively.

Basic Questions

How long is my certification valid for?

Certifications are valid for the life of the course

What is included in the price?

$499 includes access to all online videos and quizzes

Will I be listed as certified on Driveline’s website or marketed in any way?

No. Coaches completing the certification will receive the designation of having completed the course but we will not market your completion. We will confirm your completion or non-completion of coursework to third parties upon proof of a coach marketing themselves as “certified” or having completed the course.

Coaches will not receive a certificate at the completion of the course.

What rights do I have to use Driveline in my own marketing of my program, facility or skills?

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified in that course. We do not give permission to individuals or programs to represent they are “Driveline” (ex. “Driveline of Nevada” or “The only Driveline program in Moscow!”).

Representing your instructors as “Driveline-certified” or a variant is an appropriate designation.

Course Details

Basics of Pitch Design has one component:

  1. A comprehensive online course

There is no live event associated with this course

Following each video is a short quiz focused on both general topics that the course covered and practical application of the information. Each quiz has a passing percentage (80%) that must be met before moving on to the next section.

Summary of Table of Contents

  • Introduction, basics of technology, and relevant terms
  • Basics of spin rate, movement, spin direction, spin efficiency
  • Pitching mechanics and pitch type profiles
  • Assessing and the pitch design process
  • Common issues and fixes
  • Programming basics
  • How to use public data

More Questions

Curious about other parts of the course or certification process? See our FAQ here.