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Baseball Instruction


Below are PDFs containing instructional material and tips produced by the 78th Precinct Youth Council baseball staff over the years.

Indoor Practice Ideas

Defense Basics- 5-7 year olds

Pitching, Hitting, Base-running, & Managing

Fielding Tips

Throwing Tips

Defensive Strategies by Position

The Catcher

Pitching Manual (Comprehensive)

Pitching Exercises

Shoulder Conditioning

Pitching Drills

Pitchers Load Position (Roger Clemens)

Softball Windmill Pitching

Batting Instruction Pt 1 & 2 2-18-16

Batters Vision Training

Batting Position

Choosing a Bat

Choosing a Glove

Safety Tips

Pee Wees/ Lions Skills Handout

Pee Wees/ Lions Drills

Pee Wees/ Lions Drills Cheat Sheet

Pee Wees/ Lions Batting Handout

DVD of Basics (ages 5-10) by John Ottavino – $5 , (free for coaches). Request the DVD by using the contact form and send your message to Baseball.

These activities are not sponsored or endorsed by the New York City Department of Education or the City of New York.

Character, Teamwork, and Sportsmanship.