10U – 60 Mins #5

Team Name
10U – 60 Mins #5
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 PM
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:
1-4 athletes = 1 hitter / 5-7 athletes = 2 hitters / 8+ athletes = 3 hitters.
WARM UP Leads & Breaks stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Leads & Breaks is run either at the beginning (Early Baserunning) or end of practice (Baserunning).  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff...Read More
notes Notes:
Shorter Warm-Up, finish with Leads & Breaks
THROWING Long Toss Competition stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Long Toss Competition is a fun throwing competition to run at the end of a throwing segment.  Teach, then throw, finish by competing.  This helps to...Read More
notes Notes:
Start with Structured-Catch-Play, finish with Long-Toss-Competition.
INF / OF Foul Line Drill stopwatch - timer 12 Minutes
The Foul Line Drill is designed to work on cuts & relays.  Using the foul line as a prop removes several variables from the athlete mind, and provides...Read More
notes Notes:
Outfielder, RelayMan (Big X / Be Vocal / Turn Gloveside), Bagman
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
SCRIMMAGE Scrimmage stopwatch - timer 23 Minutes
A scrimmage is a time for kids to put the hard work into action, and experience the pressure of competition.  Simulate game play by splitting into groups...Read More
notes Notes:
Live pitchers - No walks; Coach pitch after ball 4.
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:
NO FEAR! See discussion notes below.

"Missed more than 9000 shots. 26 potential game-winners. Lost 300 games. “Failed” over and over. THAT is why I succeed!"

– Michael Jordan

NO FEAR (of failure)

  •  Play free! Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
  •  Learn from your mistakes (embrace them, don't endorse them)
  •  Grow, grow, grow - Always learn, always improve, always push ahead.