01/30/21 Indoor Practice #4
Foster's Sports Barn
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 9:45 (BELOW GOLD)
Grounders Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip 9:45-10:00 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
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.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 10:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #1 10:05-10:15 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
Sprint 25/50%, Walking Arm Circles, High Knees, Twists, Butt Kickers, Inch Worms, Sprint 100%
Throwing Progressions Throwing Progression 10:15-10:25 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
1 Knee, Feet in Concrete, Regular throws to full court length. 10 throws each station.
1 Knee Glove Drills How to Coach: Infield #3 (Training) 10:25-10:35 10 Minutes
The third drill in DC's How-to-Coach Ground Balls series, the purpose of this drill is to introduce and drill “centering the baseball.” Execution...Read More
Front, Forehand, and Backhand drills, on one knee, with partner
WATER BREAK (5min)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
10:40-11:00 20 Minutes
Coach Tom & James. Fundamentals, Live and Tee.
How To Coach: Pitching #2
11:00-11:20 20 Minutes
Coach Kyle. Pitching
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
11:20-11:30 10 Minutes
Triangle Grounder Drill. Roll ball to glove side, then to backhand, then slow roller for barehand.
11:30-11:40 10 Minutes
Catchers work on crouching and receiving w/o glove and with. Craig, Evan, Carter, Porter, Alex W. Then work on throws to 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Fielders field their base correctly!
"It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up."
– Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame NFL Coach ('59-'69)
- Getting better takes hard work, determination, and a willingness to push through challenges
- Rule: No excuses, no whining, no complaining
- Get after it