120 Minutes #3

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120 Minutes #3
Mead Sports Complex
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Early Activity Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 5:00-5:15 timer 15 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
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Warm Up Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 5:15-5:25 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
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Early Touch ‘Em All stopwatch 5:25-5:30 timer 5 Minutes
Touch 'em All is an introductory baserunning drill designed to promote field awareness and familiarity with the bases.  Run early in the season for beginning...Read More
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Throwing Long Toss Competition stopwatch 5:30-5:40 timer 10 Minutes
Long Toss Competition is a fun throwing competition to run at the end of a throwing segment.  Teach, then throw, finish by competing.  This helps to...Read More
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Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 5:40-5:45 timer 5 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
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  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Bag Man & Relay Man
stopwatch 5:50-6:05 timer 15 Minutes
Rundown FlyBy’s
stopwatch 6:05-6:20 timer 15 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 6:25-6:55 timer 30 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching LIVE
stopwatch 6:55-7:25 timer 30 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Around the World – 4 Runners stopwatch 7:30-7:40 timer 10 Minutes
Around the World is a baserunning drill involving ALL aspects of baserunning.  This is a combination drill involving four athletes and all of the basepaths....Read More
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Finish Love the Game / Life Lesson stopwatch 7:40-7:45 timer 5 Minutes
Love the Game One of Dan Keller's "Big 3" keys to advancing in the game Perhaps the biggest ingredient to success is to love the game. Baseball is hard....Read More
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"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?