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BAYBA - Blackhawk Area Youth Baseball Association

BAYBA - Blackhawk Area Youth Baseball Association

Coaching Expectations

5 and 6 year old players should know the following skills:

Throwing a Baseball

  • Holding a baseball properly to make a throw.
  • Throwing a baseball.  Front shoulder points toward the target.
  • Step toward the target and throw.
  • Proper throwing mechanics.
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Batting/Running the bases

  • How to swing a bat, left handed or right handed.
  • Teach the kids how runs can be scored.
  • Teach the basics of base running.  Running through the base and rounding the base.

 
Fielding

  • Ready positions.
  • Fielding a ground ball.
  • Catching the ball in front of the body.
  • Teach the basics of catching a fly ball.
  • Using your other hand to cover the ball in the glove when caught.
  • All players must understand how to get outs. (Force outs, Tag Outs.)
  • Kids should know every position at this age.  They should know where to go when the ball is hit.


          

Contact

Blackhawk Area Youth Baseball Association
PO Box 1704 
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010

Phone: 724-544-7072
Email: [email protected]

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