02/012/21 Indoor Practice #6

Team Name
14U Tomahawks
Foster's Sports Barn
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End Time
Ground ball reps Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 6:45-7:00 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:
no hard throwing.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #1 stopwatch 7:00-7:10 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 7:10-7:20 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 7:20-7:30 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
Wiffle Dodgeball - 2 teams Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 7:30-7:40 timer 10 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
notes Notes:
have fun. use the same amount of wiffles as players on 1 team.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 7:45-8:05 timer 20 Minutes
Coach Tom & James. Fundamentals, Live and Tee.
How To Coach: Pitching #2
stopwatch 8:05-8:25 timer 20 Minutes
Pitching off Mound. Use Catchers
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
stopwatch 8:25-8:35 timer 10 Minutes
3 Cone BackHand side fielding. Work quick to the ball.
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
stopwatch 8:35-8:45 timer 10 Minutes
Partner Short hop Pivot Drill. Switch 45 degree pivot, to work angled short hops. Use backhand, on non-glove side
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Bunt Fundamentals Fundamentals: Bunting stopwatch 8:50-9:10 timer 20 Minutes
Fundamentals - Bunting is a drill designed to teach, train, and practice bunting fundamentals.  While there are many bunting drills that involve scoring...Read More
notes Notes:
2 lines. Coaches slow pitch. Switch to next, after 5 pitches. Try to get everyone through 2 or 3 times. After the first time, try for the batter to place the ball up the 3rd base line.

"Missed more than 9000 shots. 26 potential game-winners. Lost 300 games. “Failed” over and over. THAT is why I succeed!"

– Michael Jordan

NO FEAR (of failure)

  •  Play free! Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
  •  Learn from your mistakes (embrace them, don't endorse them)
  •  Grow, grow, grow - Always learn, always improve, always push ahead.