My First Pitch
My First Pitch is a program targeted at the development of pitchers entering the 11U division where pitching is introduced for first time. All players entering this division are exposed to mini-cam on pitching.
To request additional information or hard copies of program material contact your local provincial association.
My First Pitch Program Information
My First Pitch Program – Brochure
My First Pitch Program - Poster
Teaching young pitchers the stretch position vs full wind-up
Gripping the baseball
Set up on the mound
Beginning momentum towards home plate
Landing front foot
Releasing the baseball
Compare the youth pitcher and the professional
Drills to emphasize Good Pitching Mechanics for youth
Lift and thrust drill
Rock and fire drill
3 “x” drill
Hit the hat drill
Japanese pitching drill or 18 strikes
Run and gun
Physical literacy warm-up: Age 7 and 8
Physical literacy warm-up: Age 9 and 10
Physical literacy warm-up: Age 11 and up
Umpire of the Week
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WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary
Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
What is LTAD?
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada
to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training,
competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in
baseball and as an athlete.