01/16/21 Indoor Practice #2

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01/16/21 Indoor Practice #2
Foster's Sports Barn
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Grounders Competition Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 9:45-10:00 timer 15 Minutes
Ground Ball Reps - No Throw + Flip is an infield drill used during Station Instruction or as an Early Activity.  One coach can easily entertain an entire...Read More
notes Notes:
2 lines. Field and put in bucket. No throwing. 1 point for fielding cleanly. -2 points for not. First team to 10 points wins. 1 Coach hit. Other set up for practice.
Goals 01/16/21 Indoor Practice #2 stopwatch 10:00-10:05 timer 5 Minutes
notes Notes:
Go over what goals each players have, while warming up.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #1 stopwatch 10:05-10:15 timer 10 Minutes
~ SEE "EXECUTION KEYS" BELOW FOR AGE-SPECIFIC SUGGESTION LIST ~ The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the days of standing in a...Read More
notes Notes:
Sprint 25/50%, Walking Arm Circles, High Knees, Twists, Butt Kickers, Inch Worms, Sprint 100%
Throwing Progressions Throwing Progression stopwatch 10:15-10:25 timer 10 Minutes
Throwing Progression is a series of three drills: Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, and Feet in Concrete.  All three are supported in the DC Library with...Read More
notes Notes:
1 Knee, Feet in Concrete, Regular throws to full court length. 10 throws each station.
Baserunning Leads & Breaks stopwatch 10:25-10:35 timer 10 Minutes
Leads & Breaks is run either at the beginning (Early Baserunning) or end of practice (Baserunning).  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff...Read More
notes Notes:
Leadoffs from 1st going to 2nd. Eyes on Pitcher! Left Foot, Right Foot and turn to pitcher, Connect & Step, Connect & Step
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 10:40-11:00 timer 20 Minutes
Coach Tom & James. Fundamentals, Live and Tee.
How To Coach: Pitching #2
stopwatch 11:00-11:20 timer 20 Minutes
Coach Kyle. Work on relaxing, balance, striding out and getting arms separated.
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 11:20-11:40 timer 20 Minutes
Coach Greg - Run through ladder, Fielding Grounders. Use underhand toss, backhand flips, and throws.
Catcher Receiving
stopwatch 11:40-11:40 timer 0 Minutes
Work at same time while waiting on hitting. Catchers work on crouching and receiving w/o glove and with. Craig, Evan, Carter, Dawson, Alex W.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Outfield Approach Outfield Approach stopwatch 11:45-12:00 timer 15 Minutes
The Approach Drill is designed to train and teach the concept of taking angles to the ball in the outfield.  Also, it is a great drill for teaching or...Read More
notes Notes:
Hit ground balls, work on correct approach to ball, to glove side, and to non-glove side. Throw to relayman.
Fly Ball Fundamentals Fundamentals: Fly Balls stopwatch 12:00-12:15 timer 15 Minutes
Essentially, this is the How-To of catching a fly ball.  Run as a drill during Station Instruction, Fundamentals: Fly Balls is an introduction into outfield...Read More
notes Notes:
**If we have time** First step is back. routine=use 2 hands. on the move=ok to use the glove hand. Drop step, crossover and go. 1 line, then go to 2 lines with calling out "Mine".

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden


  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk