Essentials for Schools
The Aussie T-Ball program uses games sense activities to help kids develop cooperation and competition, which are essential elements of team games. The program is structured so that each week participants play a game sense activity followed by a game of Aussie T-Ball.
The game is six a side and uses modified equipment for beginners, such as foam bats and foam balls. The modified rules of the game ensure participants have greater game involvement that builds social, mental and physical development.
PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAM
Aussie T-Ball offers two different package options; Teacher Delivered and Community Coach Delivered, to suit the needs of your school and to help students develop skills and confidence around Baseball in a fun, safe environment. The packages are based on the national Aussie T-Ball programs outlined below:
- Community Coach Delivered - This package provides the full Aussie T-Ball experience with up to six specialised coaching sessions and the additional option to purchase our Aussie
T-Ball Manual and/or modified equipment kit.
- Teacher Delivered - This package provides an affordable taster experience that supports teachers to simply deliver Aussie T-Ball at their school. The package also provides the additional option to purchase the Aussie T-Ball Manual and/or modified equipment kit.
Registered school contacts can login to their Sporting Schools account to access the Booking System and view all the packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools Help Centre for further information.
CAN TEACHERS DELIVER?
Yes, teachers can deliver baseball in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below.
You will need to:
Get your school ready to play T-Ball with an Aussie T-Ball kit and school resource available from the the Baseball Australia online shop.
The Aussie T-ball kit costs $355 plus $35 postage and includes the following modified safety equipment:
- Equipment bag
- 3 x foam bats
- 3 x hitting tees
- 3 x sets of throw down bases
- 12 x foam balls
- 20 x marker cones.