10U – 90 Mins #8

Team Name
Red Barons – Cummings
Location
POff
Date
05/04/2018
Start Time
6:00
End Time
7:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Dueling Fungos stopwatch 5:45-6:00 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 6:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #2 stopwatch 6:00-6:10 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 appropriate movements suggested.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 6:10-6:20 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)
Pickoff Party
stopwatch 6:20-6:32 timer 12 Minutes
Picks to 1st / Picks to 2nd
Foul Line Drill
stopwatch 6:32-6:45 timer 13 Minutes
Involve live fly ball if appropriate
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Field Goal Hitting
stopwatch 6:50-7:02 timer 12 Minutes
Great drill for points competition
Fundamentals: Bunting
stopwatch 7:02-7:15 timer 13 Minutes
Athletes are to keep ball from crossing cone circle line.
BASERUNNING Tagging Up stopwatch 7:15-7:25 timer 10 Minutes
DC recommends running Tagging Up during Early Baserunning.  Use final 4-6 sprints and review tagging up fundamentals. EXECUTION - First athlete jogs...Read More
notes Notes:
(1) Tagging up @ third base (2) Leads & Breaks @ Warm Up Cones
FINISH Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 7:25-7:30 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 7:30-7:30 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