10U – 60 Mins #2

Team Name
10U – 60 Mins #2
Location
Date
01/30/2017
Start Time
4:00
End Time
5:05
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Water Balloon BP stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 15 Minutes
Water Balloon BP can be run as a side station during batting practice, or as an Early Activity.  Because of a high fun-factor, you WILL have smiles on...Read More
notes Notes:
Good drill to make athlete "earn" next water balloon with proper (1) stance and (2) grip.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WU Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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 One Knee Catch stopwatch 4:10-4:20 timer 10 Minutes
One Knee Catch is a throwing drill typically done as part of the Throwing Progression (a routine to follow while warming the arm up).  Depending on...Read More
notes Notes:
Begin with One-Knee Catch to guide arm path. Get ratio to 6:1 or 4:1 for throwing.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Review Exit footwork (R/L/Shuffle/Throw). R & L become POP! today.
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 4:32-4:45 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH - Arms
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 4:50-5:00 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.
MENTAL / FINISH Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 5:00-5:05 timer 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with.  It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket.  Just...Read More
notes Notes:
Two shots each. Made shot = Candy prize.

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

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)

GOALS

  •  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?