01/30/21 Indoor Practice #4

Team Name
14U Tomahawks
Foster's Sports Barn
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Grounders 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.
Self Confidence 01/30/21 Indoor Practice #4 stopwatch 10:00-10:05 timer 5 Minutes
notes Notes:
"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do." - Derek Jeter
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.
1 Knee Glove Drills How to Coach: Infield #3 (Training) stopwatch 10:25-10:35 timer 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
notes Notes:
Front, Forehand, and Backhand drills, on one knee, with partner
  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. Pitching
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
stopwatch 11:20-11:30 timer 10 Minutes
Triangle Grounder Drill. Roll ball to glove side, then to backhand, then slow roller for barehand.
Catcher Receiving
stopwatch 11:30-11:40 timer 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!
2 Ball Reaction Drill. 01/30/21 Indoor Practice #4 stopwatch 11:40-11:50 timer 10 Minutes
notes Notes:
Bounce ball in front, player has to field, and then right after toss. Work fast, one player right after the other. Players cheering for each other.
Infield/Outfield Flyball Communication Drill 01/30/21 Indoor Practice #4 stopwatch 11:50-12:00 timer 10 Minutes
notes Notes:
2 players start together, toss 2 balls far apart for each to catch. Then throw 1 ball in the middle, for one to call it, and catch.

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