Personal Narrative: My Contribution To My Brother's Fastball Team

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I consider my most significant volunteer contribution to my community to be helping to coach my younger brother's fastball team. I am an additional instructor on the diamond during practices and pre-game warm-ups. I encourage skill development by showing players ways to improve their throwing, catching and hitting mechanics. I help players learn to throw by reiterating the arm motion required for an accurate and powerful throw. I show players how to hold their glove to field ground balls, line drives, fly-balls, and balls thrown at their person to protect their body and face. I remind players of arm position, the order of the body and bat as it passes through the strike zone, and the essential follow through. These basic mechanics allow

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