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					5-8 Year Old Baseball Mechanics
        1 Umpire Mechanics

       Pause – Read - React

            Position

             Hustle
          Basic Points

                   Responsible for ALL fair-foul calls




Working area
                            Responsible for ALL fly balls




                   Be ready to move to the “working area”
                   to get the best view of the play



               Always face the batter
                                   Field



                            Coach can pitch anywhere
                                  ON the line

                                             Coach cannot
                                               be in the
                                                circle
                                       C
                                                              Foul ball Arc
Coach exits to the base
side to avoid interfering                                   Treat as a regular
       in the play.                                            FOUL line

Coach is responsible to
remove the bat, NOT the
umpire.
Starting Position




                     U
         UB      B



Umpire always faces the batter
                Ball in Play – To Outfield



                          Umpire goes to “working area”




                                       C




Coach exits to the 3rd base side               U
                 Ball in Play – To Outfield



                          Umpire goes to “working area”




                                      C




Coach exits to the 3rd base side               U
                   Ball in Play – To Infield



                            Umpire goes to “working area”




                                        C



Coach exits to the base side to
   avoid interfering in the play
                                                 U
                  Ball in Play – To Infield



                           Umpire goes to “working area”




                                       C



 Coach exits to the base side
to avoid interfering in the play
                                                U
                                                If you determine the a player
                                    Field       is not an outfielder,
                                                    Ask the coach to move the player
                            O                   O

                                O     O
                    O                                        O
                            I               I        O

                        I                                I
There is NO line
    defining the                                                 You must be able to
         outfield                                                distinguish infielders
                                                                 and outfields.
Field
        Make sure all line
        are drawn before
        game starts
5-8 Year Old Baseball Mechanics
        1 Umpire Mechanics

       Pause – Read - React

            Position

             Hustle

				
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