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Divisions

Rookie

Coach Pitch

PreK-Kindergarten

  • Position names and locations
  • Basic fielder assignments
  • Base running basics
  • Batter's box orientation
  • Batting stance/grip
  • Basic swing plane
  • Basic catching zones
  • Glove position (forehand/backhand/high/low)
  • Fielding grounders
  • Proper ball grip
  • Proper throw
  • Playing catch correctly
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Pee Wee

Machine Pitch

1st - 2nd Grade

  • Improve baseball concepts
  • Machine-pitching (more velocity and distance)
  • Force outs vs. tag outs
  • Intermediate base running & decisions
  • Intermediate fielder assignments
  • Basic load in sync with coach loading the ball in the machine
  • Defensive situational awareness

Minors

Kid Pitch

3rd-4th Grade

  • Improve Youth concepts
  • Comfort with hard ball
  • Learn to hit a live pitcher
  • Catching fly balls/basic OF skills
  • Moving to field ground balls
  • Extra base hits and base running/sliding
  • Pitch selection
  • Catcher position & safety
  • After ball four the batter gets three pitches from their Coach
  • Cutoffs/relays
  • Learning to reading signs
  • Tagging up
  • Handling winning & losing

Majors

Kid Pitch

4th, 5th, & 6th Grades

  • Improve skills learned in the National League
  • Recognizing pitches
  • Stealing bases
  • Reading passed balls & batted balls
  • Improve cuts/relays
  • Intermediate catcher skills
  • Proper tagging of runners at bases
  • Develop load, stride, and getting the bat through the zone
  • Pitching mechanics & grips (2-seam, 4-seam, changeup)
  • Hierarchy of positions
  • Handling winning & losing
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Prep

Kid Pitch

7th & 8th Grades

  • Recognizing pitches and location
  • Lead offs and stealing bases
  • Learn specialized skills at certain positions
  • Reading passed balls & batted balls
  • Improve cuts/relays
  • Larger field with 90 ft bases
  • Develop load, stride, and getting the bat through the zone
  • Pitching mechanics & grips (2-seam, 4-seam, changeup)
  • Fine tune positions
  • Handling winning & losing
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