10U – 90 Mins #1

Team Name
Pirates
Location
Pan Pacific
Date
09/05/2017
Start Time
4:00
End Time
4:00
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 2:15 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 2:15-2:30 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 2:30-2:40 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 2:40-2:50 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 2:50-3:02 timer 12 Minutes
Teach four fundamental steps of the Ground Ball. Finish with reps.
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 3:02-3:15 timer 13 Minutes
Dropstep, crossover, go. Finish with safe reps and gauge talent.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 3:15-3:27 timer 12 Minutes
Minimum two stations, use your help!
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 3:27-3:40 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH - Legs first.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 3:45-3:55 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).
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 3:55-4:00 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:
HARD WORK - It's a way of practicing!
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)

"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)

HARD WORK

  •  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)