2/11/18 – 120 Mins

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2/11/18 – 120 Mins
Alamo School
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WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 10:00-10:10 timer 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs.  Best way to explain using common...Read More
notes Notes:
Explain Dynamic Warm Up principles. Teach movements first practice.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 10:10-10:20 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:
Begin with One-Knee Catch to guide arm path. Get ratio to 6:1 or 4:1 for throwing.
Grounders 2 Lines 1 Coach 2 Lines, 1 Coach stopwatch 10:20-10:35 timer 15 Minutes
2 Lines, 1 Coach is a simple name for a simple drill.  Options include running this drill as an Early Activity, or during station instruction.  Coach...Read More
notes Notes:
Get the glove turned up - carry that tray waiter!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 10:40-10:50 timer 10 Minutes
A Base Hit Turn is the action taken by a baserunner while rounding first after a base hit.  The ball has reached the outfield safely, which means the...Read More
notes Notes:
Review Home to First, followed by Base Hit Turns.
Home to First Home to First stopwatch 10:50-11:00 timer 10 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
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  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 11:05-11:18 timer 13 Minutes
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 11:18-11:31 timer 13 Minutes
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 11:31-11:43 timer 12 Minutes
Olympics – Outfield stopwatch 11:43-12:00 timer 17 Minutes
Offered during the Olympics practice, the outfield station involves a movement-based fly ball competition.  Although the Olympics are designed to bring...Read More
notes Notes:

"Goal Example: Hit .400 this season. Goals earn us two big things: 1) Achievement; and, 2) Personal Development"

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)


  •  Achievement: ego, game ball, all-star team (stuff easily forgotten)
  •  Development: Physical (improved swing, more power, better eye) + Character (work ethic, persistence, adversity)
  •  Setting goals is a skill, skills take practice. We start today: What are OUR team goals?