10U – 60 Mins #9

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10U – 60 Mins #9
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EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 3:45-4:00 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!
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #2 stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 4:10-4:20 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:
Structured-Catch-Play followed by Long-Toss-Competition.
BATTING PRACTICE Ground Ball Put Outs stopwatch 4:20-4:45 timer 25 Minutes
Ground Ball Put Outs brings into play the novel concept of recording OUTS!  At some point, athletes need to be taught how to execute force plays and tag...Read More
notes Notes:
(1) Live - Front Toss (2) Defense - GB Put Outs (3) Wiffles
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch 4:50-5:00 timer 10 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team offense 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 5:00-5:05 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 - See discussion notes below.
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #4 stopwatch 5:05-5:05 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 and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard