Baserunning is MATH. Your time to get somewhere needs to be less than the time to get the ball to that base. Here are some exercises to help.
There are some basic rules of baserunning that determine whether you should try to take that next base. It’s all related to risk and reward.
You should want to win. It should be a goal. But the winning at all costs approach, no matter the level, is bad for youth baseball.
Allow your catchers to call pitches and pickoffs. Allow your infielders to call plays. Teach them how and why. Give kids control of the game!
You really don’t need all of those signs. Fewer and simpler signs prevents miscommunication and it allows your players to play on instinct.