10U – 90 Mins #1

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10U – 90 Mins #1
Wheeler #4
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Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:15-5:30 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:
Practice #1 of Early Activity: Make sure ALL know that it's cool to be early.
Warm Up Obstacle Course stopwatch 5:30-5:40 timer 10 Minutes
Obstacle Course is a Warm Up drill is designed for fun.  Run this early in the season to help break the ice and get kids to loosen up and smile.  The...Read More
notes Notes:
Break the ice, encourage high fives, and get the focus away from Mom & Dad.
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:40-5:50 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:
Start with Feet-in-Concrete than move into Structured-Catch-Play.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 5:50-6:02 timer 12 Minutes
Teach four fundamental steps of the Ground Ball. Finish with reps.
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 6:02-6:15 timer 13 Minutes
Dropstep, crossover, go. Finish with safe reps and gauge talent.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 6:15-6:27 timer 12 Minutes
Minimum two stations, use your help!
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 6:27-6:40 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH - Legs first.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Home to First stopwatch 6:45-6:55 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
notes Notes:
Front of bag, either foot, break down, look right (#kickdirtoncoach).
Finish Work Hard / Life Lesson stopwatch 6:55-7:00 timer 5 Minutes
Work Hard It’s Hard Work to Work Hard There are many quotes, cliches, and stereotypes associated with hard work. With my Dad being from the Midwest and...Read More
notes Notes:
HARD WORK - It's a way of practicing!

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)