10U – 90 Mins #8

Team Name
Location
Hunt
Date
10/21/2017
Start Time
8:00
End Time
9:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 7:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Dueling Fungos stopwatch 7:45-8:00 timer 15 Minutes
Dueling Fungos is an Infield drill designed to maximize ground ball repetitions in a short amount of time.  The name implies rapid fire ground balls...Read More
notes Notes:
No throws - Infielders to make ball piles behind positions.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 8:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Sliding Basics Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch 8:00-8:10 timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide.  Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
notes Notes:
10U appropriate movements suggested.
Signs and Sliding Water Cup Sliding stopwatch 8:10-8:20 timer 10 Minutes
Water Cup Sliding is a baserunning drill designed to train the fundamentals of a proper feet-first slide. Having the athlete hold water cups in both hands...Read More
notes Notes:
figure 4 with hands up
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 8:20-8:30 timer 10 Minutes
Throwing Progression is a series of three drills: Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, and Feet in Concrete.  All three are supported in the DC Library with...Read More
notes Notes:
Two-Knee-Catch, One-Knee-Catch, Feet-in-Concrete... followed by catch play.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Ground Ball Quick Catch
stopwatch 8:30-8:42 timer 12 Minutes
Picks to 1st / Picks to 2nd
Foul Line Drill
stopwatch 8:42-8:55 timer 13 Minutes
Involve live fly ball if appropriate
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Ground Ball Competition
stopwatch 9:00-9:12 timer 12 Minutes
Great drill for points competition
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch 9:12-9:25 timer 13 Minutes
Athletes are to keep ball from crossing cone circle line.
FINISH Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 9:25-9:30 timer 5 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
notes Notes:
A little bit of pay back for coach...
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #3 stopwatch 9:30-9:30 timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #3 is the third lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  The focus on this segment is on Position #2 / POWER....Read More
notes Notes:
How-to-Coach P #3: Loaded, POWER position // 28-pitch bullpens

"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

  •  Attitude and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard