10U – 90 Mins #2 – Fall 2017

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10U – 90 Mins #2 – Fall 2017
Hunt Field
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EARLY ACTIVITY 2 Lines, 1 Coach stopwatch 6:45-7:00 timer 15 Minutes
2 Lines, 1 Coach is a simple name for a simple drill.  Options include running this drill as an Early Activity, or during station instruction.  Coach...Read More
notes Notes:
Switch lines after 5 free throws made. make it a compitition
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 7:00-7:10 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 7:10-7:20 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)
Break it down and focus on Exit footwork.
Tennis Racquet Fly Balls
stopwatch 7:28-7:36 timer 8 Minutes
Broken movements / full go / focus on feet.
How To Coach: Pitching #2
stopwatch 7:36-7:44 timer 8 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 7:49-7:57 timer 8 Minutes
Deliberate arm swing to learn anticipation.
How To Coach: Hitting #2
stopwatch 7:57-8:05 timer 8 Minutes
TEACH - Arms
Wiffle Circle
stopwatch 8:05-8:13 timer 8 Minutes
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 8:13-8:23 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.
FINISH Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 8:23-8:28 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)


  •  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?