Be a better... scout, coach, agent, recruiter, on-air personality, journalist, blogger or fan.
Over the course of the Scout School session you will:
Learn to enhance your skills at thoroughly evaluating amateur and professional talent.
Increase your ability to write a Major League Baseball quality scouting report.
Learn to watch the game in a different, more sophisticated way.
Identify Major League Baseball Tools
Run - stride, first step and acceleration
Throw - arm strength and accuracy
Field - footwork, first step instinct, hands
Hit - swing, hands, plate coverage, holes and things that can be corrected
Power - raw vs. game
Identify Major League Baseball Success Components
Delivery and arm speed
Arm action and angle
Velocity and velocity differentials
Movement vs. life
Control and command
Learn the Scale for Major League Baseball Standards
Comparison of tools and components of prospects to MLB stars
Comparison of physical descriptions of prospects to MLB stars
Valuation and grading of tools and components