10U – 120 Mins #1 – fall 2017

Team Name
Hunt Field
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 4:45-5:00 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Circle is an Early Activity drill that can be run during the 15-minutes prior to practice start time.  It can also be ran as a pre-game drill...Read More
notes Notes:
Practice #1 of Early Activity: Make sure ALL know that it's cool to be early.
Team Meeting 10U – 120 Mins #1 – fall 2017 stopwatch 5:00-5:15 timer 15 Minutes
notes Notes:
WARM UP Obstacle Course stopwatch 5:15-5:25 timer 10 Minutes
Obstacle Course is a Warm Up drill is designed for fun.  Run this early in the season to help break the ice and get kids to loosen up and smile.  The...Read More
notes Notes:
Break the ice, encourage high fives, and get the focus away from Mom & Dad.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 5:25-5:35 timer 10 Minutes
we will be using one cage
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 5:35-5:45 timer 10 Minutes
TEACH - Legs first.
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 5:45-5:55 timer 10 Minutes
Soft toss with colored skills balls
Live BP
stopwatch 5:55-5:55 timer 0 Minutes
Cage #2 -Amer
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
EARLY BASERUNNING Airplane Take Offs stopwatch 6:00-6:05 timer 5 Minutes
Airplane Take Offs is a simple Early Baserunning drill to teach young players an athletic first step movement.  While categorized under the title of...Read More
notes Notes:
Stay low and go!
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 6:05-6:15 timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
notes Notes:
Start with Feet in Concrete than move into Structured Catch Play. End with 1 round quick catch :30
QUICK DEFENSE Four Corner Receiving stopwatch 6:15-6:20 timer 5 Minutes
Four-Corner Receiving is a drill to work on catching the baseball (basic receiving for beginning baseball players).  It is easy to execute, safe for beginning...Read More
notes Notes:
Take inventory of where the athletes are at skill-wise.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 6:25-6:33 timer 8 Minutes
Teach GB steps (Ready / Approach / Field Triangle / Finish) & language to be used.
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 6:33-6:41 timer 8 Minutes
Dropstep, crossover (read), go.
How to Coach: Pitching #1
stopwatch 6:41-6:49 timer 8 Minutes
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 6:49-6:54 timer 5 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
notes Notes:
Front of bag, either foot, break down, look right (#kickdirtoncoach).
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 6:54-6:59 timer 5 Minutes
Life Lesson discussions provide the opportunity to briefly talk about the characteristics of a champion.  Use the Dugout Captain suggestions for each...Read More
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, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)