USA Baseball



Disclaimer

The following is a list of available courses from USA Baseball. The content of these courses is the intellectual property of USA Baseball and may not be used without their prior authorization.


Activity Progress API Info

The following section provides information to be used in conjunction with the Activity Progress API.

Endpoint

You will be provided with your token once you’ve completed the Provisioning Request.

System

Endpoint

System

Endpoint

USA Baseball Online Education

Production https://usab-platform.azurewebsites.net/api/reports/progress

Staging https://usab-platform-staging.azurewebsites.net/api/reports/progress


Courses API Info

The following section provides information to be used in conjunction with the Courses API.

LMSID

Please pass the appropriate lmsId in the course launch query string based on the system and environment you are using.

System

LMSID

System

LMSID

USA Baseball Online Education

Production 7e3b30

Staging dee9b6

Course List

The following courses are available for integration through the Courses API.

Safety Series

Title

Basic First Aid

1 {"activityTitle" : "Basic First Aid"}

 

Description

Hosted by Team Physician of USA Baseball, Dr. Josh Bloom, the Basic First Aid course provides coaches, parents and administrators with basic information on various injuries and emergencies. This course includes information on how to be best equipped to handle injuries and emergencies and key things to look out for when players are injured.   

Staging URL

https://usab-firstaid-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-firstaid-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-firstaid.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-firstaid.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Play Sun Smart

1 {"activityTitle" : "Play Sun Smart"}

 

Description

Hosted by Dr. Darrell Rigel, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University Medical Center and team dermatologist for the New York Yankees, the Play Sun Smart course aims to explain the importance of skin care for all baseball constituents. This course includes topics such as understanding and detecting skin cancer, skin cancer prevention, and information about the Play Sun Smart program, a joint initiative by Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology.   

Staging URL

https://usab-sunsmart-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-sunsmart-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-sunsmart.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-sunsmart.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Introduction to Pitch Smart

1 {"activityTitle" : "Introduction to Pitch Smart"}

 

Description

Hosted by Hall of Famer, John Smoltz, the Introduction to Pitch Smart course aims to explain the principles behind Pitch Smart, a joint arm care initiative between Major League Baseball and USA Baseball. This course includes topics such as risks of arm injuries, common misconceptions, and the Pitch Smart guidelines.  

Staging URL

https://usab-pitchsmart-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitchsmart-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-pitchsmart.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitchsmart.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Abuse Awareness for Adults

1 {"activityTitle" : "Abuse Awareness for Adults"}

 

Description

Hosted by former Major Leaguer, David Ross, the Abuse Awareness for Adults course provides resources to create a positive and safe environment for all athletes, coaches, parents, umpires, and spectators by understanding how to recognize misconduct and abuse of all types. Topics covered include how to identify and report incidents and what abuse awareness policies should be in place.  

Staging URL

https://usab-abuseawareness-adults-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-abuseawareness-adults-staging.azurewebsites.net "}

Production URL

https://usab-abuseawareness-adults.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-abuseawareness-adults.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Abuse Awareness for Minors

1 {"activityTitle" : "Abuse Awareness for Minors"}

 

Description

Hosted by former Major Leaguer, David Ross, the Abuse Awareness for Minors course provides resources to identify what abuse is and what to do if someone is being abused. Topics covered include knowing who and what to tell, and what is and isn't appropriate behavior within baseball activities.

Staging URL

https://usab-abuseawareness-minors-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-abuseawareness-minors-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-abuseawareness-minors.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-abuseawareness-minors.azurewebsites.net"}

Coaching Series

Title

Baserunning Fundamentals

1 {"activityTitle" : "Baserunning Fundamentals"}

 

Description

Hosted by Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dave Roberts, the Baserunning Fundamentals course introduces the basic principles of baserunning and ways coaches can teach players to be smart baserunners. This course includes topics such as running through first base, rounding bases, leads, stealing second base, and various baserunning situations.

Staging URL

https://usab-baserunning-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-baserunning-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-baserunning.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-baserunning.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Catching Stances, Receiving and Blocking

1 {"activityTitle" : "Catching Stances, Receiving and Blocking"}

 

Description

Hosted by Tuffy Gosewisch, the Catching Stances, Receiving, and Blocking course provides information on how to coach some of the key fundamentals of catching. This course includes information on various stances, receiving pitches, and blocking pitches in different locations.

Staging URL

https://usab-catching-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-catching-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-catching.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-catching.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Coaching Philosophy and Approach

1 {"activityTitle" : "Coaching Philosophy and Approach"}

 

Description

Hosted by esteemed high school and professional coaches, the Coaching Philosophy and Approach course provides a structure to help coaches identify their coaching philosophy. This course also includes ways to create a positive practice atmosphere and general coaching approach.

Staging URL

https://usab-coachingphilosophy-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-coachingphilosophy-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-coachingphilosophy.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-coachingphilosophy.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Coaching the Basics of Hitting

1 {"activityTitle" : "Coaching the Basics of Hitting"}

 

Description

Hosted by Second Baseman for the Houston Astros, José Altuve, the Coaching the Basics of Hitting course provides an in-depth look at each stage of the swing. This course includes information on how to teach players proper grip, load position, and staying athletic through the swing.

Staging URL

https://usab-hitting-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-hitting-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-hitting.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-hitting.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Coaching the Fundamentals of Infield

1 {"activityTitle" : "Coaching the Fundamentals of Infield"}

 

Description

Hosted by Hall of Fame Shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds, Barry Larkin, the Coaching the Fundamentals of Infield course aims to provide coaches with the tools to teach infielders the basic skills of infielding. Course topics include general fielding, fielding backhanded and forehanded, and reading the hop.

Staging URL

https://usab-infield-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-infield-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-infield.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-infield.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Coaching the Fundamentals of Outfield

1 {"activityTitle" : "Coaching the Fundamentals of Outfield"}

 

Description

Hosted by First Base and Outfield Coach for the Tampa Bay Rays, Rocco Baldelli, the Coaching the Fundamentals of Outfield course provides coaches with the basic knowledge needed to teach players the basics of outfield. Course topics include positioning, fielding pop flies and ground balls, and backing up plays.

Staging URL

https://usab-outfield-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-outfield-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-outfield.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-outfield.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Coaching the Pitching Delivery

1 {"activityTitle" : "Coaching the Pitching Delivery"}

 

Description

Hosted by current Manager of the New York Mets and former Pitching Coach for the Cleveland Indians, Mickey Callaway, the Coaching the Pitching Delivery course provides keys for teaching players each stage of the pitching delivery. This course includes information on gaining momentum through the delivery, getting to a strong power position, and having a good follow through.

Staging URL

https://usab-pitching-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitching-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-pitching.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitching.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

The Confident Baseball Coach

1 {"activityTitle" : "The Confident Baseball Coach"}

 

Description

Hosted by Manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon, the Confident Baseball Coach course introduces ways in which coaches can have a more positive impact on each of their players. This course includes topics such as health and safety, creating a positive atmosphere, and keeping the integrity of the game.

Staging URL

https://usab-confidentcoach-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-confidentcoach-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-confidentcoach.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-confidentcoach.azurewebsites.net"}

Development Series

Title

Baserunning Development

1 {"activityTitle" : "Baserunning Development"}

 

Description

Hosted by esteemed coaches at the high school, collegiate and professional levels, the Baserunning Development course digs into some of the mental and mechanical aspects that make a complete baserunner. Course topics include baserunning technique, leads and reads at each base and steal breaks.

Staging URL

https://usab-baserunningdev-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-baserunningdev-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-baserunningdev.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-baserunningdev.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Catching Development

1 {"activityTitle" : "Catching Development"}

 

Description

Hosted by Tom Griffin, Head Coach at Carson-Newman University, the Catching Development course defines the role of the catcher on defense, reviews catching mechanics and breaks down some of the most common plays and situations that catchers face during a game.

Staging URL

https://usab-catchingdev-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-catchingdev-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-catchingdev.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-catchingdev.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Offensive Development

1 {"activityTitle" : "Offensive Development"}

 

Description

Hosted by two Division I college coaches, the Offensive Development course digs into the traits that characterize a complete offense, including the ability to win any type of game, the ability to adjust and the ability to maximize the big inning. Using these key traits as a foundation, this course outlines a general skill progression aimed at maximizing the individual and collective strengths of any offense.

Staging URL

https://usab-offensivedev-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-offensivedev-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-offensivedev.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-offensivedev.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Outfield Development

1 {"activityTitle" : "Outfield Development"}

 

Description

Hosted by some of the best collegiate coaches, the Outfield Development course aims to provide coaches with the principles of the outfield. Course topics include footwork, knowing where the next play is, knowing where to throw the ball, and teaching players to practice like they play.

Staging URL

https://usab-outfielddev-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-outfielddev-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-outfielddev.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-outfielddev.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Pitching Development

1 {"activityTitle" : "Pitching Development"}

 

Description

Hosted by two esteemed college coaches, the Pitching Development course outlines some of the mechanical and philosophical aspects involved in developing a complete pitcher. Course topics include staying healthy, the ability to compete, game management, pitch development and the role of mechanics in pitching.

Staging URL

https://usab-pitchingdev-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitchingdev-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-pitchingdev.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-pitchingdev.azurewebsites.net"}

Management Series

Title

Managing Players

1 {"activityTitle" : "Managing Players"}

 

Description

Hosted by a professional Manager and a former MLB player, the Managing Players course discusses items players look for in a coach. This course includes information on creating expectations, communication, adversity, and walking the walk as a coach.

Staging URL

https://usab-managingplayers-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-managingplayers-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-managingplayers.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-managingplayers.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Managing a Pitching Staff

1 {"activityTitle" : "Managing a Pitching Staff"}

 

Description

Hosted by pitching coaches from three of the nation’s finest college baseball programs, the Managing a Pitching Staff course outlines some of the keys to managing pitchers at any level of the game. Course topics include developing a pitching philosophy, taking a consistent daily approach and embracing the development process.

Staging URL

https://usab-managingpitchingstaff-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-managingpitchingstaff-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-managingpitchingstaff.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-managingpitchingstaff.azurewebsites.net"}

Umpiring Series

Title

Introduction to Umpiring

1 {"activityTitle" : "Introduction to Umpiring"}

 

Description

Hosted by Major League umpire, Dale Scott, the Introduction to Umpiring course provides umpires with a working knowledge of basic procedures and standards within the game. This course includes topics such as preparing for games, communicating effectively, and the mechanics used during competitions.

Staging URL

https://usab-umpiring-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-umpiring-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-umpiring.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-umpiring.azurewebsites.net"}

Additional Courses

Title

The Play Ball Parent

1 {"activityTitle" : "The Play Ball Parent"}

 

Description

Hosted by General Manager of the Kansas City Royals, Dayton Moore, the Play Ball Parent course provides parents with resources to ensure their children are having a positive experience within the game of baseball. This course includes topics such as health and safety, building character through baseball, and the dynamic between parents and coaches.

Staging URL

https://usab-playballparent-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-playballparent-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-playballparent.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-playballparent.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Fun At Bat Instructor

1 {"activityTitle" : "Fun At Bat Instructor"}

 

Description

Hosted by former Major League Baseball player, Michael Cuddyer, the Fun At Bat Instructor course aims to provide Fun At Bat instructors with the tools they need to successfully implement the program in their school or community. This course includes information on the program’s environment, an overview of the program’s structure and components and the bat-and-ball fundamentals introduced through the Fun At Bat program.

Staging URL

https://usab-funatbat-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-funatbat-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-funatbat.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-funatbat.azurewebsites.net"}

Title

Building a Baseball Experience

1 {"activityTitle" : "Building a Baseball Experience"}

 

Description

Hosted by sport psychologist Dr. Anne Shadle, the Building a Baseball Experience course aims to provide coaches and parents with the tools they need to provide a positive and impactful sport experience for their athletes, both on and off the field. Topics covered include building a coaching philosophy, engineering a sport environment and mental preparation.

Staging URL

https://usab-buildingbaseballexperience-staging.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-buildingbaseballexperience-staging.azurewebsites.net"}

Production URL

https://usab-buildingbaseballexperience.azurewebsites.net

1 {"activityId" : "https://usab-buildingbaseballexperience.azurewebsites.net "}

User Verification API Info

This type of integration is not used with this system.