My First Pitch

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My First Pitch is a program developed by Baseball Canada and aimed at 10 year old players and their coaches. This introduction to pitching program gives young coaches and players the confidence they need to succeed in the first year of player pitch baseball. Baseball Manitoba has trained numerous Learning Facilitators throughout the Province and will supply them with booklets to give to coaches when they attend a My First Pitch Clinic. Leagues and/or Facilitators should arrange for sessions with their 11U players and their coaches. The coaches are taught pitching mechanics and shown how to properly teach them to the players. Baseball Manitoba suggests that this is done with coaches and players 2-3 times during the season to obtain optimal results. Coaches should be prepared to pay a nominal fee to attend the clinic.

If you would like to host a My First Pitch Clinic in your area, contact James Zamko (baseball.zamko@sportmanitoba.ca) and include: League, facilitator, location, time and the number of expected coaches. Hosts must submit a My First Pitch Clinic Report to Jason Miller upon completion of the clinic.


2018 My First Pitch Clinics

Winnipeg South Minor Baseball (Mike Anderson and Tim Scharer)
Please pre-register with Diane Anderson by emailing nyroca5@gmail.com  and include attending and home club
April 14 (10-12) at River Heights CC
April 15 (10-12) at River Heights CC
April 29 (10-12) at Tuxedo CC
May 6 (1:30-3:30) at Tuxedo CC

St. James Minor Baseball - Email Stewart Akerley at stakerley@gmail.com to register
KWCC at April 26 from 6-8PM 

Bonivital Minor Baseball - Email Bob Sawchyn at Gummy13@shaw.ca to register
April 23 at 7pm at Dakota CC

Stonewall Minor Baseball - Email Curtis Fines at cfines@sunovacu.ca to register
April 22 at 2pm at Ice Palace Arena

Altona Minor Baseball - email Curt Letkeman at CurtL@friesens.com to register: Monday, May 7 at West Park School

Mosquito Monster Mania (Baseball MB)
Little Mountain Sportsplex at 10am and 1pm on May 12