Fielding Techniques for Gamers New to Tee Ball

With gamers new to the sport, the coach should make sure that he/she begins with a easy recreation plan and develops it in levels. Under is what was recommended to new coaches to Tee Ball because the levels to develop because the gamers mature within the recreation.

Stage 1:

1. All infield fielded balls are thrown to first base (if there’s a likelihood of getting the runner out). In any other case, the fielder raises the ball above the top to stop additional operating.

2. If the ball will not be fielded cleanly within the infield, the fielder raises the ball above the top to cease additional operating.

3. No early makes an attempt must be made to get a runner out at dwelling base.

4. Balls within the outfield are thrown to the closest infielder who raises the ball above the top contained in the diamond to stop additional operating.

5. In an try to get the runner out, the ball ought to solely be thrown as soon as after which held up. Discourage gamers from chasing the runner across the diamond and/or throwing the ball after the runner.

Stage 2:

Educate the gamers about compelled performs. Clarify that, in a compelled play, the baseman wants solely to catch the ball and contact the bottom with the foot to get the runner out. Then, reveal to the gamers on the diamond, when a compelled play is on. (That is good teaching each for when gamers are fielding and being a runner).

Stage 3:

Subsequent double and triple performs must be defined and practised. Additionally, clarify {that a} double and triple play is feasible after a catch is taken.

As soon as the catch is taken, clarify the place to throw the ball to get the additional out.

Stage 4:

Educate your gamers when they should tag the runner on the base or operating previous them within the diamond as they subject the ball.

In all conditions, encourage the fielder to know the place they are going to throw the ball earlier than they subject it.

Encourage them to throw the ball for the best out e.g. the closest base or first base if there are two outs.

With outfield hits, train your infielders to run in direction of the outfielder to shorten the outfielder’s throw. This permits the infielder to get the following throw rapidly into the infield to cease the play or get an out.

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