10U – 120 Mins #9

Team Name
10U – 120 Mins #9
Location
Date
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch - 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:
Throw Right / Middle / Left... repeat 3-4 times... call ROTATE!
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #2 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:
10U #2 itinerary under Execution Keys.
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:
Toss baseball to simulate outfielder catching fly ball. Break on contact.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch - 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:
Structured Catch Play followed by Long Toss Competition.
QUICK DEFENSE Buffet Drill stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
notes Notes:
1. Long Toss; 2. Ground Ball; 3. Quick Catch; 4. Football Pattern (leave room!)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Underhand / Dart / Sidearm / Backhand / Finish!
Foul Line Drill
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
RelayMan Fundies: Big 'X' / Be Vocal / Turn Gloveside
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Sac Bunt Competition
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Bunt Fundies was covered in Plan #7
Two Tee Drill
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Don't forget to bring a second tee!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team defense drill to run during the baserunning segment of practice.  Your team will need to cover the 1st / 3rd situation...Read More
notes Notes:
Entire team on diamond to learn principles of the 1st / 3rd offensive situation.
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:
DRIVE
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #4 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #4 is the fourth lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  This segment works to take the rules learned...Read More
notes Notes:
How-to #4: Review 'balance' and 'finish', then drill: Power, Distance, & Direction // 32-pitch pens

"If you want to be better, then give a better effort, have a better plan and choose a better attitude!"

– Seth M. Quealy (mental coach)

ATTITUDE

  •  Attitude and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard