Give your children a head start on the field and off with The Hometown All Stars books
It all starts with a bedtime story!
As a coach, I see kids showing up at their first practice not knowing what home plate is. They don’t even know which direction to run. The Hometown All Stars series helps children learn beginning sports skills with real-life coaching techniques, combined with an educational and FUN storyline. The books encourage kids to get out of the house and get moving, giving them (and their parents) the tools to do so with confidence. Besides the obvious benefits of physical activity, The Hometown All Stars series includes important concepts, like sportsmanship, leadership, playing by the rules, motivation, winning and losing, teamwork, and strategy, helping to re-enforce many important life lessons.
THE BOOK SERIES
NICK’S VERY FIRST DAY OF BASEBALL
The first book in the series teaches age-appropriate steps to play t-ball and be involved in the community.
MAGIC BAT DAY
Batting is the most fun of all skills and drills! This book concept shows techniques on how to hold the bat and where to stand.
THANK GOODNESS IT’S T-BALL DAY!
This is the 3rd book in the series that teaches children sports skills using real coaching techniques.
AMIRA CAN CATCH!
Learning to play a sport requires patience, humility, hard work, and cooperation. These skills are taught in the 4th book of the series.
T-Ball Instructional Videos Compliment the Books
HOW TO THROW A BASEBALL
HOW TO HIT A BASEBALL
HOW TO WARM UP
COACH IN THE CLASSROOM
What people are Saying about the books
Kids, parents, and educational instructors LOVE The Hometown All Stars book series. See what they all have to say about the books.
As a kid, there was nothing more satisfying than hearing that crack of a bat connecting with the ball. Adrenaline kicked in and propelled me onward as I rounded first base, the exhilarating rush of the wind humming in my ears as I ran. For a split second, I took...read more
Technology devices and toys are a constant struggle these days for competing with children’s attention and time. As a parent, you want your child to play outside and be active, but learning how to step away from the screen can be a challenging task. It’s important to...read more
Sports are a great activity for all ages but can be a very special time for young girls. Playing a sport can be fun! Learning a new activity is a great way to make friends and become strong. Sports can be played in all types of weather and seasons, which allows for a...read more
What is the purpose of youth sports? This may seem like an easy question to answer, but wrapped up inside of it, there are a whole host of misconceptions and ideas that must be unraveled to get to an answer. Is the purpose of youth sports to encourage physical activity? There’s a strong correlation to involvement in sports and lifelong exercise habits that promote a healthy lifestyle. There is no doubt that finding enjoyable sports and activities increase the probability that children will grow into healthy adults.read more
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Baseball legends from all across the country prepare to make their way to Cooperstown this weekend to celebrate the induction of the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016. With tons of activities and happenings going on including The Hometown All Stars booth at The...read more
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When it comes to entertainment value, the Midsummer Classic is by far the best among the four major sports, which was evident Tuesday night in San Diego, where the best in the league came together at Petco Park for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. For many players,...read more
More Green, Less Screen! Did you know that children on average spend between 40 and 60 hours per week attached to their electronic devices? Alarming for sure, but given the huge influence technology has over our youth; it’s not surprising at all. I remember a time...read more