Indians Baseball Club

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Indians Baseball Club Inc, located in Wakerley Park, Runcorn, fields teams in all ages from U6 through to high-level senior baseball.

May 1st Junior Development Session

Okay guys and gals.. Tomorrow night's Junior Development session is going to be one for all of our catchers.. So make sure you bring your catching gear..

Not a catcher?? Don't sweat it.. We're also going to be working on Sliding Technique, Stealing Bases.. Taking throw overs, applying tags, pitching, pick offs and run downs..

Here's the full session plan:

Warm-up
- 2 x laps around diamond - slow & easy
- 2 x side skips with arms to 90' Bases
- 360's
- Carioca
- Frankensteins
- Side squats
- 2 Lunge, 3 skips
- Walking Knee to Chest
- 10 x Arm Swings - Swinging Arms up and down
- 10 x Arm Swings - Across and back at chest height
- 10 x Goal Posts - Surrender position, down to cross arms
- 10 x Back Pats
- 10 x Trunk Twists

Base Running
- 3 x To First Base
- 2 x To 2nd

Throwing Program
- 5 x 5 light throws, ranging out to 90'
- 5 x 5 hard throws moving in to 20'
- 10 x quick hands

Catchers
- 5 x Blocking with Tennis Balls
- 10 x Blocking with Baseballs
- Throw overs to second base, with runners stealing

Whole Group (Figure 4 Slide)
While catchers are kitting up, and doing blocking drills.
- Demonstrate in Reverse
- 3 or 4 times each to bases on grass.

Pitchers
- 5 to 10 pitches each to same age catchers
- Pick-off attempts
- Run downs..

Base Runners
- Stealing 2nd base.
- Get good lead & jump
- Must slide.

Fielders Middle Infield & First Base
Taking throw overs from catchers or pick off from pitcher
- SS (6) to communicate who takes the bag, who's backing up etc.
- Try to receive ball in front of bag and try to apply tag
- Run downs..

Warm-down
- 1 x lap around diamond
- Lunges
- Walking Knee to Chest

Indians Baseball Club Inc.  
Field Location: Wakerley Park, 65 Dew Street,  Runcorn, QLD, 4113
Postal Address: PO BOX 2191, Runcorn, QLD, 4113