Teacher Survey

The 2016-2017 Teachers Survey

General Information 

The primary focus of Winterball is to introduce to children the fundamentals of baseball in a fun manner that is non-competitive and that provides a positive learning experience for all involved. Designed for students in aged 6-12, Winterball progresses through activities set out in nine different lesson plans, taught in three sets to ensure students learn at an appropriate skill and ability level.  All students following the teacher's lesson plans detailed in the Winterball program will exhibit proficiency in movement skills while gaining social skills by working and getting along with others.

Goals

1. To promote an active and healthy lifestyle to children while encouraging them to participate in sport.

2. Help increase participation in baseball locally, provincially and nationally by introducing the sport in a fun and exciting program.

3. To teach the fundamentals of baseball while promoting a safe and non-competitive environment that provides children with a fun sport experience that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of gender or physical ability.

4. To give students the opportunity of working in a teamwork setting, teaching them the importance of working together to achieve a common goal.

5. To develop a program that helps students realize individual progress on a continual basis.

Example Resources

Kindergarten-Grades 1 & 2- Lesson 1

Grades 3 & 4- Lesson 1

Grades 5 & 6- Lesson 1

Teachers Support Material- Throwing

Baseball Worksheet 1

Included Equipment

Winterball Kit

200 Fan Guides

This Is Baseball DVD

To register contact your provincial association

Additional Information

 

Partners

Mizuno

Mizuno is the official glove and footwear supplier for Baseball Canada’s National Teams. More than 200 professional baseball players depend on Mizuno baseball equipment every day to perform at the game’s highest level. That trust comes from Mizuno’s longstanding commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and performance. For more information on Mizuno’s involvement globally in baseball or any of the company's top quality products, visit:   www.mizuno.com or in Canada www.mizunocda.com

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MLB Canadians

Jim Adduci

Current MLB Team: Detroit Tigers
Hometown: Burnaby, 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.