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Coach Wally from New Orleans LA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Baseball Practice Time!

Help me give my students four SKLZ power position weighted swing trainer, a bucket of small balls, three bats, and a bucket of practice balls.

  • $452 goal

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My Students

I am a PE teacher, teaching 6 sessions weekly and I also am the football coach and a baseball coach. I wear lots of hats!

Thanks to grants by Drew Brees, the NFL, and private donors, we were able to renovate the locker rooms (boys and girls) and to build a new concession stand/handicapped accessible restroom and pressbox.

We will get the keys to the concession stand within a month.

These new features constitute a great incentive to motivate the football team to succeed. The team has approximately 40 members and I teach approximately 150 kids in PE.

My Project

Baseball training is about creating stability in the core of the player, gain rotational power, build fast-twitch muscle fibers, encourage shoulder stability and mobility and, most importantly, develop leg strength.

Training will help my players make themselves better baseball players.

The items that I requested, the four power sticks and the different kinds of balls -- soft, smaller -- will also enable the players to hit better. In particular, the jugs bucket of small balls will teach the hitter to track ball from release point to impact zone.

Thank you very much for considering the support of my baseball team. We could not do it without you!

Coach Wally
Grades 9-12

This project will reach 200 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKLZ Power Position Weighted Swing Trainer • DICK'S Sporting Goods $35.99 4 $143.96
Jugs Small-Ball Bucket - 4 Dozen • DICK'S Sporting Goods $56.99 1 $56.99
Maxfli Foam Practice Balls with Storage Basket - 42 Pack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Louisville Slugger Series 3X Ash Bat • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Louisville Slugger Series 3X Ash Bat • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99
Louisville Slugger Series 3X Ash Bat • DICK'S Sporting Goods $29.99 1 $29.99

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