Infielders should also learn the signs or hand gestures of the catcher to know the next pitch that will be thrown and the direction that ball will take. 6. Focus on your target, which is the ball. Don t just watch the ball fly you have to be active and alert all the time during the game. Throw the ball cross seam to prevent the ball from sinking, tailing, or going to the opponent player you are throwing to. When he succeeds in completing the rounds of all bases without being chased or out, there is a score for the batting team. It is also possible that there are four players of the batting team occupying all bases at the same time. Every player should move to advance to the next base as soon as the ball is hit by a batter. Baseball is a sport that challenges them to develop and improve skills like catching, throwing and base running. 4. To foster friendships - Baseball is a perfect avenue to interact with friends and meet new people. By working on a team, kids learn the value of teamwork and camaraderie. They are able to build confidence working in a team. To be able to meet and deliver the physical requirements of the sport, you have to live a healthier lifestyle. Eat healthily, get proper rest, and train continuously. This way, there is no chance for you to try out and be hooked on drugs and other unlikely physical vices. Instead of focusing your energy and time doing unlikely things and habits, you would be forced by your mind to instead prepare most of the time for the rigorous games. Many players don't figure out what they are doing wrong until they see their rehearsal or practice videos. Allocate enough time to discuss to each player how to improve their hitting. Another important technique for children to learn baseball hitting is to help them build confidence. Motivate players through pep talks and praises each time they make good points. If the ball swung and missed it is considered strike. 2. Scoring - A base run is scored if an offensive player touches first, second and third bases and home plate to avoid being called out. The batter may be called out because of a strikeout, a ground out, a fly out, a tag out, or a force out. A strikeout happens when three strikes are called on the hitter.