9U - Rookie Ball


General Information

The 9U - Rookie Ball program is designed to promote physical development of children through the game of baseball. The program helps develop physical literacy by using a modified game to teach the basic baseball skills to children and ensure success. The program is designed for children ages eight and nine. See below a booklet that outlines the recommended programming for 9U designed by Baseball Alberta, Lacombe Minor Baseball, and Darcy Warawa.

Goals

  • Create a healthy environment in which children of various levels of ability find pleasure in learning baseball
  • Initiate or pursue the development of basic baseball skills and strategies for players
  • Teach and develop sportsmanship in a context of healthy competition
  • Develop and promote self-esteem in children

Resources

9U Recommended Programming

 

For more info on the 9U Rookie Ball Program or to order the $5 Grand Slam manual, please contact Sheen Bromley.