General Information

The Grand Slam program is designed to promote physical development of children through the game of baseball. The program helps develop physical literacy by using a modified game to teach the basic baseball skills to children and ensure success. The program is designed for children of eight and nine and consists of four categories of activity fit into two seasons. Grand Slam incentives, which are baseball stickers depicting famous Canadian baseball players are awarded for successfully completing categories.

Goals

  1. Create a healthy environment in which children of various levels of ability find pleasure in learning baseball
  2. Initiate or pursue the development of basic baseball skills and strategies for players
  3. Teach and develop sportsmanship in a context of healthy competition
  4. Develop and promote self-esteem in children

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Rawlings

Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods in the United States. Since the company’s inception in 1887, Rawlings’ mission has always centered on enabling participation by developing and producing innovative, high-performance equipment and protective apparel for the professional, amateur and entry-level player.

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Brett Lawrie

Current MLB Team: Chicago White Sox
Hometown: Langley, BC

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Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.