Little League University

Little League University is Little League Baseball and Softball's online destination for training and education. Little League University connects volunteers to engaging training videos and informative how-to articles, designed to educate users on the best practices for operating and enjoying a successful local Little League.  The content on Little League University is updated consistently throughout the year to ensure that all volunteers have the information they need on relevant topics.

Little League Tee Ball Program


Little League offers a program for Tee Ball players (ages 4-6) that is specifically designed to provide a foundation and introduction to baseball and softball that is grounded in fun, fitness, and fundamentals.

The Little League Tee Ball Program is a 10-week plan that features structured learning, highlighted by one practice and one game per week. Over the course of the season, coaches and parents will engage in a series of lessons utilizing up to 40 activities that include skills, drills and plenty of physical activity.

A great resource for a first-time or veteran coach, Little League’s Tee Ball program includes:

- Detailed practice plans for each week of the 10-week program
- Quick practice plans for each week of the 10-week program
- Activity Guides explaining each drill in detail
- Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Tips for each week of the program
- SKLZ FUN-damentals videos focusing on teaching basic Tee Ball skills

Minor League Baseball 12-week Training Program

The Little League Coach-Pitch Program was created to provide volunteer managers and coaches in the Minor League Baseball Divisions with the appropriate direction to organize and efficiently operate practices throughout the season.

This 12-week program focuses on the fundamentals of baseball, and is designed to build a solid foundation for becoming a successful ballplayer, including the "emotional fuel tank," as described by Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). The program assumes that the volunteers who have accepted the responsibility of coaching children in this age group have a limited background in baseball and even less experience with the leadership and teaching acumen that is inherent with coaching Little Leaguers at this level of the program.

A great resource for a first-time or veteran coach, Little League’s Coach Pitch program includes:

-  Detailed practice plans for each week of the 12-week program
-  Quick practice plans for each week of the 12-week program
-  Detailed diagrams explaining each drill and activity
-  Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Tips for each week of the program

Lake Norman Coaches Committee Resources

Lake Norman Little League's Coaches Committee has created these resources to assist coaches in running effective practices.  Coaches are encouraged to connect with their Division Commissioner and ask for help at any time.

Local Rules
Hitting Guide
Tee Ball Sample Practice Plan
Machine-Pitch Baseball Sample Practice Plan

Local Sponsors

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