Moreno Valley Pony Baseball & Softball

Moreno Valley Pony Baseball & Softball

CONCUSSION LAW

NEW CONCUSSION LAW – COACHES TRAINING REQUIRED ****IMPORTANT INFORMATION***** The State of California enacted a new law effective January 1, 2017, regarding concussions in youth sports. It is an amendment of a previous law that covered high school athletes that now covers all athletes under the age of 18. Its’ purpose is to provide specific safety protocols in order to protect athletes from injury. It is AB 2007. Youth Baseball and Softball is included in this law.

All MVYF Managers, Coaching Staff, Team Mom's and Board Members are required to completing online with CIF or CDC. Use links below for CIF training link or CDC training.

The new law requires training for the coaches. The CIF website offers a free 20 minute training course that can be used for that purpose.

Link for CIF training:
http://www.cifstate.org/sports-medicine/concussions/index

CDC Training: Coach & Manager  head injury education
Free Educational online class (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Concussion Videos
Free Educational Videos

Youth Sports Concussion Protocols
California Laws related to Head Injuries and Concussions  

Link for AB 2007:
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB2007

Pony Baseball; Health and Safety
www.pony.org

Pitch Smart (Pitch Count)


USA Baseball and MLB team up to help young players reduce arm injuries by providing a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices. Baseball is a safe game to play at all ages, but research has shown that pitching too much particularly at a young age can increase a pitcher's risk of injury.
 
Moreno Valley Youth Federation has adopted new pitching guidelines to insure the  safety of the youth. For more details on pitch smart please click on link.  

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