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
- Contemporary terminology
- 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
- Report writing