Alternative Diamond Sports

This page includes manuals and instructional content on how to deliver Aussie T-Ball and Baseball5! Alternative Diamond Sports essentially just means anything adapted or adjusted from traditional baseball.

You can adapt these adjusted games for a variety of uses. For Come and Try activities, School visits or lessons, at a club or social event or you could use one of these formats for a social league!

More instructional resources will be added to this page in the future!

Aussie T-Ball

Aussie T-Ball Schools Manual

Aussie T-Ball rules, positions and how to run lessons. (8 weeks of drills)

Click Here to View and Download the Aussie T-Ball Schools Manual

Aussie T-Ball Club Manual

Aussie T-Ball rules, positions, set-up information, warm-up drills and skills drills.

T-BAll and Baseball Combined manual

General skills drills, activities and more!


Baseball5 Manual

Game and field overview as well as an assortment of skill specific drills!

Click Here to View and Download the Baseball5 Training Manual

Baseball5 Introductory Video

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) have released an introductory video on Baseball5, this video covers the field dimensions, official rules and gameplay progression.

Official Rules introduction – ‘New 5-inning, 5-on-5 Street “Baseball5” – WBSC Official Rules’

T-BAll and Baseball Combined manual

General skills drills, activities and more!


WBSC Baseball5 Toolkit

Exercise and Drill cards with a bunch of Baseball5 information.

Other Alternatives

There are plenty of alternative baseball formats that you could test out, whether that’s for Juniors, as a recreational or social league or for a special event or function.

Little League Challenger

Little League Challenger

The Little League Challenger Division® was founded in 1989, and is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges.


Beep Baseball

Adjusted format suitable for those with vision impairement.
Beep Baseball is a sound based game, suitable for persons who are blind and vision impaired. Can also be played with blindfolds.

Banana Ball

The fastest and most entertaining game of baseball.

If you haven’t seen it, do yourself a favour and go through the Savannah Banana’s website linked above, or google it – you’ll find plenty of videos.



Kick Ball


Players kick the ball, instead of striking it with a bat. An inflated rubber ball is used, which is about 16 inches (40cm) in diameter, and is the only required equipment.

Kick Ball is generally played on a softball field, but can be setup elsewhere as long as the bases are marked.

More information on Kick Ball:

Wiffle Ball

The game is played using a perforated, light-weight, rubbery plastic ball and a plastic bat.

More Information on Wiffle Ball:

For Schools


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