Southwest Region: Virtual Umpire Clinic Session 2
October 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Little League® International is offering on-line training for newer umpires, with less than four years of experience beginning in the Fall of 2020.
Please Note: The virtual umpire clinic is in Eastern Time.
The Basics of Working the Plate
This session will discuss how to effectively judge balls and strikes, as well as other responsibilities belonging to the home plate umpire. Description and explanation of proper plate umpire mechanics will be provided, including the positioning and the philosophy of why these techniques are used. Video and slide presentations, along with supporting commentary by the presenters will illustrate several common calls made by the plate umpire.