10U – 120 Mins #3

Team Name
10U – 120 Mins #3
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE!  Designed to be...Read More
notes Notes:
Find a way to get ALL a HR
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch - 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:
Select leaders based on effort at last practice.
EARLY BASERUNNING Tagging Up stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
DC recommends running Tagging Up during Early Baserunning.  Use final 4-6 sprints and review tagging up fundamentals. EXECUTION - First athlete jogs...Read More
notes Notes:
"Move down with the ball". Ball drops = You drop. Break on catch!
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch - 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:
Two Knees, One Knee, Feet in Concrete.
QUICK DEFENSE Catch & Pop stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Catch & Pop is a Quick Defense drill to drill the athletic movement of an infielder catching and getting rid of the ball. This movement is used all...Read More
notes Notes:
Catch THEN pop. Feel the load on back leg.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Exit: R / L / Shuffle / Throw
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Mass ground balls!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Soft toss, front toss, overhand (?).
Put it together: Legs + Arms
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Leadoffs stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals: Leadoffs is a drill to teach basics of taking a lead.  Initially, it can be run during Baserunning segment of practice.  Then, these fundamentals...Read More
notes Notes:
Left, right, connect-step #1, connect-step #2
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch - 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:

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden


  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk