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Announce Date: April 23, 2009
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Weplay.com Launches Youth Sports Skills and Drills Library for Parents, Coaches and Kids
Weplay.com Launches Youth Sports Skills and Drills Library for Parents, Coaches and Kids
Baseball Skills and Drills includes online videos of Derek Jeter explaining how to hit an inside fastball, Ryan Howard teaching how to hit for power and Harold Reynolds and Ozzie Smith demonstrating infield fielding techniques among hundreds of other youth baseball drills.
 
Softball Skills and Drills includes online videos of Jennie Finch showing how to throw her famous "Rise Ball", Cat Osterman demonstrating how to throw a "Drop Ball" pitch and Monica Abbott explaining how to use your legs for power among hundreds of other youth softball drills.   
 
Soccer Skills and Drills includes videos of world champion Brandi Chastain demonstrating how to make aggressive soccer decisions, Jonathan Bornstein teaching how to take a header and Heather O'Reilly explaining shooting drills among hundreds of other youth soccer drills.
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Youth sports community site Weplay.com has launched a youth sports Skills and Drills library.   Initially launched with baseball, softball and soccer, the Skills and Drills library features instructional videos from pros such as baseball stars Derek Jeter and Ryan Howard, softball stars Jennie Finch and Monica Abbott, and soccer stars Jonathan Borstein and Brandi Chastain.  The library also includes collections from leading online sports sites.

"Weplay is dedicated to providing coaches, parents and kids the information and tools they need to stay organized, get their questions answered, share and save memories and have more fun with less effort," said Steve Hansen, Weplay CEO.   "Skills and Drills is an exciting step that represents a partnership between premiere sports professionals, content partners and major organizations to help the youth sports community as a whole. We are looking forward to forging similar partnerships as we launch new sports for Skills and Drills."

Skills and Drills consists of several hundred videos, 3D simulations and diagrams organized by skill, such as base running, hitting or fielding for baseball and softball or goalkeeping, defense and passing for soccer.   The comprehensive library is also organized by skill level so that parents, coaches and kids can find the right drills based on the age of their teams and leagues.

Baseball Skills and Drills includes online videos of Derek Jeter explaining how to hit an inside fastball, Ryan Howard teaching how to hit for power and Harold Reynolds and Ozzie Smith demonstrating infield fielding techniques among hundreds of other youth baseball drills.

Softball Skills and Drills includes online videos of Jennie Finch showing how to throw her famous "Rise Ball", Cat Osterman demonstrating how to throw a "Drop Ball" pitch and Monica Abbott explaining how to use your legs for power among hundreds of other youth softball drills.   

Soccer Skills and Drills includes videos of world champion Brandi Chastain demonstrating how to make aggressive soccer decisions, Jonathan Bornstein teaching how to take a header and Heather O'Reilly explaining shooting drills among hundreds of other youth soccer drills.

Weplay plans to launch more Skills and Drills libraries for other sports in the spring and summer of 2009 to create the most comprehensive drill library on the Internet.
 
About Weplay
Weplay is the ultimate destination for the youth sports community.  Our mission is to enable and enhance the joy of sports for kids, families, coaches and fans both online and on the field. We take this mission seriously, and our site reflects this. We have created a platform that is fun, educational and safe, which will allow users to connect, share and learn.

Weplay unites the youth sports community with weplay pros, iconic athletes who all played youth sports. They know firsthand what research confirms, that children learn valuable lessons by playing sports, including leadership, teamwork, perseverance, good sportsmanship and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Using the latest multimedia technology, young athletes can create profiles, blogs and fan clubs, play games, connect with friends and create a highlight reel. Parents and coaches can also access practical information such as practice schedules and news updates.  Weplay is backed by CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency, weplay partners also include Major League Baseball Advanced Media, Pequot Ventures and iconic athletes Derek Jeter, LeBron James, Peyton Manning, Tony Parker, Brandi Chastain and Jennie Finch.
 
Posted by Eric Ward on 4/23/09

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