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NFCC Course 405 Offered in Denton, Texas, January 9-11

 NFCC Course 405 will be offered in Denton, Texas, on the campus of Texas Woman’s University in Pioneer Hall #203 on January 9-11, 2009. 

Course 405, entitled “Explosive Team Offense and Strategy,” will include instructors Jay Miller, the head coach at Mississippi State University; Carol Bruggeman, associate head coach at Louisville; and Scott Centala, former head coach at the University of Washington. 

The course emphasizes how to read your opponent and coordinate the actions of your individual players in order to score and manufacture runs. In addition, participants will: 

• Examine the pieces of an explosive offensive puzzle (power, running and short game) 
• Learn the elements of play-mapping and apply them to numerous tactics and strategies 
• Practice and evaluate your play calling by going head-to-head with classmates and instructors in various game situations 
• Discuss how to put together a batting order and how to use the DP/Flex rule to your advantage 
• Study offensive strategy factors and principles of strategic thinking 
• Learn how to interpret opponent statistics and apply the information to your game plan 
• Break down the four basic elements of a game plan 
• You have to score to win: 33 tips for runners, 15 tips for coaches, 23 tips for batters 
• Explore your offensive philosophy, personnel management, scouting and the evaluation of offensive performance 
• Accumulate drills for the practice of offensive team skills and strategies 

Anyone interested in attending can visit nfca.org/college or contact Robbie Reed at 940/898-2575 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NFCC classes can be taken for personal growth and development as a coach or as an opportunity to earn continuing education units through Mississippi State University, Master Coach status or credits toward a master’s degree in kinesiology through Texas Woman’s University.