FARM LEAGUE MISSION
Farm league baseball is all about getting the kids to hold the ball properly, give teammates a target to throw at, basic mechanics and fundamentals. This is a great age to get the kids practicing in the backyard or at a local park. There should never be glove far away while the kids are outside. Get old Grandpa or Uncle Tony out in the yard and toss the ball around!
WEEK 1 SKILLS
Throwing Skills: Aim-Step-Throw, learning to play catch.
WEEK 2 SKILLS
Catching Skills: Correct positioning of the glove, stopping the ball (grounders), proper body positioning.
WEEK 3 SKILLS
Batting Skills: Level swing and contact, batting stance, bat grip and body balance.
WEEK 4 SKILLS
Game Skills: Base advancement, tag play vs force out, where to throw the ball and when, basic positional knowledge.