DQ® Rally Cap App!

Android:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.crowdtorch.canadabaseballrallycap

iOS:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/baseball-canada-rally-cap/id1057365332?mt=8

General Information

The DQ® Rally Cap Program is an initiative to enhance players' and coaches' first experience with the game. The program helps teams teach players the five FUNdamentals of baseball in a fun and safe environment. Players have the opportunity to perform different tasks in order to earn a colored Baseball Canada DQ® Rally Cap. Cap colours correspond with various levels of achievement. The program is designed for young baseball players.

Goals

1. Create a fun environment in which children and adults are actively engaged together in the game of baseball.

2. Develop fundamental motor skills, teach baseball skills, and basic rules to our players.

3. Experience success with an emphasis on good sportsmanship.

4. Promote increased self-esteem among DQ® Rally Cap children and adults.

5. Recruiting new coaches and volunteers

Example Resources

Rally Cap Program-Instructor Manual White Cap

Rally Cap Program Practice Plan White & Grey Caps

DQ® Rally Cap Program Report Card

To register contact your provincial association

 

Partners

Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball continues to be a significant contributor to the growth and development of Baseball Canada and its associated programs. Events such as the World Baseball Classic provide exposure for Canada’s top professional players while generating invaluable media coverage and associated revenue for developmental programming initiatives such as Winter Ball and National Championship tournaments. Visit them at: www.mlb.com

More Partners +

MLB Canadians

Joey Votto

Current MLB Team: Cincinnati Reds
Hometown: Etobicoke, ON

Umpire of the Week

Week of July 4, 2016

Erinn (PE)

WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary

Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.

Shaped by our Game

Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.

 Dominic Therrien

 Isabelle Higgins

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.