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FT LAUDERDALE LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Baseball Bats New Rules for 2018

Please review the new Baseball Bat rules for 2018. Eligible bats for 2017 are no longer allowed. These changes are for all divisions including Tee-Ball. Softball Bat rules are unchanged.

See: Fort Lauderdale Little League News Baseball Bat

See: Little League Bat Information

See : USABat.com

New and Returning Coaches

Fort Lauderdale Little League Baseball - Character Courage Loyalty

It all starts with attitude. Make it a positive one.


New and Returning Coaches

Fort Lauderdale Little League and Softball is an extension of Little League®. All rules and coaching expectations are derived from the national Little League organization. There is a vast amount of information to help you begin and improve your coaching. You as a coach are here to help foster a healthy sense of competition, to teach aspiring athletes the game of Baseball / Softball and above all be a positive force in these children's lives. Baseball / Softball takes time to acquire the necessary skills, and the children you teach are just learning. Being positive, patient and a good leader is what these children need to grow.

http://www.littleleague.org is a great start for you on your coaching adventure. There are many fantastic books (available on the internet) that teach the art of coaching and teaching the drills / exercises the players will need to learn this great sport. If you are feeling lost in the game or need help, please contact our coaching coordinator, and he/she will be more then happy to give you guidance. We want you to be happy and successful on your endeavor and learn the value of teaching children this great game of Baseball / Softball.

Volunteering

If you would like to volunteer for a division team, please visit our volunteer page.

Helpful Hints

∙ Review http://www.littleleague.org for rules and education

∙ There are many youtube videos available that can help you learn drills and exercises.

∙ There are many fantastic coaching books at Amazon

∙ Baseball is about repetition, repetition, repetition and more repetition.

∙ Fort Lauderdale Little League is about teaching baseball to the boys and girls of this city and being a positive force in these childrens lives.

∙ Remember you might be the first coach a child has, make that experience as fun and positive as possible.

Need more Help?

You can contact the coaching coordinator or your division commissioner. We are here to help. You can email Fort Lauderdale Little League (Go to the about us section of the site / contact info) and we will forward your email to the commissioner or coaching coordinator that you request. Someone will be in contact with you. As the League is built on volunteers, give us a little time as many of us have jobs! Thanks.