LIL' SLUGGERS - BASEBALL







 

 




 


Lil Sluggers is a National child development sports program, with an average 4-6 students per instructor based around the game of baseall. Most Lil' Sluggers classes are held in climate controlled indoor gyms and sports facilities.

No obligation trial classes are available! Summer activities are held outside for a real baseball experience, and classes are available all year-round. No equipment is necessary for 2 and 3 year olds; baseball gloves are optional for 4 thru 6 year olds.

 

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MASCOTS – 2 Year Olds (some parent/caregiver participation may be necessary)

The Mascots curriculum is designed to have the child begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that introduces the simple basics of the game. 

Objectives:

  • Simple base running and base recognition
  • Hitting; holding the bat properly, focusing on making contact with the ball off of a tee
  • Throwing in an overhand motion
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands and not falling down
  • Fitness and agility
  • Improved hand/eye coordination

An introduction to social skills such as following simple instructions and taking turns

MINORS – 3 Year Olds (some parent/caregiver participation may be necessary)

The Minors curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the basic fundamentals of the game.

Objectives:

  • Simple base running and base recognition
  • Hitting; focusing on proper stance and level swing to make contact with the ball off of the tee.
  • Introduction to hitting a pitch
  • Throwing...point, step and throw with proper motion and aim
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball and not falling down
  • Understanding straightforward game situations, such as throwing a player out
  • Fitness and agility
  • Improved hand/eye coordination
  • Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and teamwork


MAJORS – 4 Year Olds

The Majors curriculum expands on the skills learned in the 3 year old program, with slightly more technical instruction and game situations.

Objectives:

  • Proper base running and sliding techniques
  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance, level swing, and follow through off the tee. Begin hitting from a pitch by the coach
  • Throwing...point, step and throw with proper motion for distance and accuracy
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands and staying in front of the ball
  • Catching pop flies with two hands
  • Learning various offensive and defensive game situations
  • Fitness and agility

HALL OF FAMERS – 5 & 6 Year Olds

The Hall of Famers curriculum is designed to have the children continue improving their fundamental skills while preparing them for their next level of participation - ORGANIZED TEE-BALL!

Objectives:

  • Base recognition and proper base running techniques
  • Five steps of hitting with focus on proper form including full swing and hip rotation
  • Correct throwing mechanics emphasizing accuracy and distance
  • Proper fielding technique, keeping their body in front of the ball
  • Using the baseball glove for fielding of line drives and pop flies
  • Game Situations and teamwork











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