Lil’ Sluggers

With a new and improved training curriculum now is the best time to get your child introduced to baseball!!!
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**Quantum now offers baseball private training!**

2017 Spring Schedule

Program Overview

Lil Sluggers is a child development program created to introduce children ages 2-6 to
the game of baseball. Lil Sluggers classes develop important baseball skills such as throwing,
catching, hitting, and base running. Developmentally appropriate equipment and games are
used to teach your child the game of baseball n a fun, exciting, and positive environment.

Lil Sluggers has small class sizes, maximum 6 students per class.

All classes are held indoors.

Each Lil Sluggers class lasts 45-50 minutes.

No equipment is necessary for 2 and 3 year olds.

For 4 to 6 year olds baseball gloves are recommended.

Ask about our no-obligation trial class.

Make-up classes are available.

To register over the phone or for more info call 304-562-1020.

Please note that you must be a Quantum Member to enroll. Learn more

Also note, Quantum does not run or continue classes with no participants enrolled. Please enroll prior to attending class. You can enroll online, over the phone, or during your next visit to the center. Thank you.

Class Descriptions

2-Year Olds – Mascots (parent/caregiver participation)
The Mascots curriculum is designed to have the children begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that also introduces simple basics of the game.

Objectives:
Simple base running and base recognition.
Hitting; holding the bat properly, focusing on making contact with the ball off of a tee.
Throwing in an overhand motion.
Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands and not falling down.
Fitness and agility.
Improved hand/eye coordination.
An introduction to social skills such as following simple instructions and taking turns.

3-Year Olds – Minors (with parent/caregiver participation as needed)
The Minors curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the fundamentals of the game.

Objectives:
Simple base running and base recognition.
Hitting, focusing on proper stance and level swing to make contact with the ball off the tee.
Introduction to hitting from a pitch.
Throwing…point, step, and throw with proper motion and aim.
Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball and not falling down.
Improved hand/eye coordination.
Understanding straightforward game situations, such as throwing a player out.
Fitness and agility.
Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and teamwork.

4 Year Olds – Majors
The Majors curriculum expands on the skills learned in the 3 year old program, with slightly more technical instruction and game situations.

Objectives:
Proper base running and sliding techniques.
Hitting, focusing on proper stance, level swing, and follow through off the tee.
Begin hitting from a pitch by the coach.
Throwing…point, step, and throw with proper motion for distance and accuracy.
Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball.
Catching pop flies with two hands.
Learning various offensive and defensive game situations
Fitness and agility

5-6 Year Olds – Hall of Famers
The Hall of Famers curriculum is designed to have the children continue improving their fundamentals skills while preparing them for their next level of participation, organized tee-ball.

Objectives:
Base recognition and proper base running techniques.
Five steps of hitting with focus on proper form including full swing and hip rotation.
Correct throwing mechanics emphasizing accuracy and distance.
Proper fielding technique, keeping their body in front of the ball.
Using the baseball glove for fielding of line drives and pop fly catches.
Teamwork.
Game situations.
Fitness and agility.

If you would like us to start a class at an outside location or at one of our facilities, contact us by calling or email info@quantumsportscenter.com