2021 Michigan District Six Umpire Association On-Field Clinics
Sunday, April 11, 3:00 – 5:00 PM ET – Elworthy Field Grosse Pointe Diamond #2
Saturday, April 17, 1:00 – 3:00 PM ET – Seneca School, Macomb Township Diamond #2
TO REGISTER FOR THE 2021 MDSUA UMPIRE CLINIC – CLICK HERE.
*Showing up 10-15 minutes early to sign in, as we start on time – here as well as on the field
*Only one session needs to be attended and lunch will be provided.
The purpose of this Umpire Clinic is to provide individuals that are just beginning to learn the art of umpiring an opportunity for some basic skills. Mainly for 1st – 4th-year umpires, this clinch focuses on mechanics for Little League Baseball minor and major divisions that play on 46′ & 60’ diamonds.
This clinic is the first step in receiving games from the Michigan District Six Umpire Association Umpire in Chief.
Contents that are covered, as they relate to Little League Baseball and Softball, are;
- Principles of Umpiring
- Check List and Topics to Discuss at the pre-game meeting
- Working the Plate/ Strike Zone Philosophies
- Call Diagrams
- Field Positions
- Umpire Communication during a game
- Umpire to Umpire Signals
- Handling Conflicts
- Guidelines to avoid trouble