Umpire Training

Student Reviews

Course Description

Umpires must be well equipped to succeed;


  • Three quarters of millenials own smartphones,¬†and spend an average of 8-10 hours a day on their cell phone.
  • The best way to reach millennials is mobile.
  • Between our iOS and Android mobile apps and website, ChalkBites can get them what they need anytime, anywhere
  • We provide quality training materials at no extra cost
  • Our materials include content on the strike zone, signalling, plate mechanics, and much more

[1], Pearson, Apr. 17, 2013
[2], Baylor University, Aug. 27, 2014

Course Curriculum

  • Umpire Gear

    • In this video, we explore what regulation gear is needed to umpire behind the plate
  • Giving The Count

    • This video explains when to give the ball and strike count, as well as the correct way to do so.
  • The Strike Zone

    • This video examines where the strike zone is on a batter, and how to correctly apply that to your calls
  • Foul Tips

    • In this video, we learn what is and is not a foul tip, as well as the correct way to call it
  • Plate Umpire Interference

    • This video explains what Plate Umpire Interference is, and how it should be called
  • Calls At The Plate

    • This video explains how to correctly position yourself for calls that will occur at the plate