12U – 120 Mins #7

Team Name
12U – 120 Mins #7
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
Early Activity Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Ground Ball Reps - No Throw + Flip is an infield drill used during Station Instruction or as an Early Activity.  One coach can easily entertain an entire...Read More
notes Notes:
Both SS and 2B feeds HAVE been covered.
Warm Up Obstacle Course stopwatch - 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:
Turn the Obstacle Course into a Relay Race.
Early Baserunning Change of Direction stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Change of Direction is an Early Baserunning drill working athleticism.  Execute these movements to finish up the warm up and get heart rates up.  While...Read More
notes Notes:
Sprint from middle cone to first cone... side shuffle... backpedal... then through far cone.
Throw Quick Catch Competition stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Quick Catch Competition is an execution drill to finish the throwing segment.  It helps to train throwing accuracy, baseball athleticism (hands working...Read More
notes Notes:
Structured-Catch-Play. Finish with Quick-Catch-Competition.
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch - 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
notes Notes:
1. Shuffle & throw / 2. Ground Ball / 3. Quick Catch / 4. Football Pattern.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch - timer 20 Minutes
Multiple stations - mass swings.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
stopwatch - timer 40 Minutes
Points-Based (see curriculum).
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Water Cup Sliding stopwatch - 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:
Two Groups: (1) Water Cup Sliding (foul line); (2) Bases / Switch half-way.
Mental / Finish Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch - 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:
BODY LANGUAGE - What are your team rules for body language?
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #2 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #2 is the second drill in Dugout Captain's series to teach Pitching as a skill.  Use with your team to coach-up multiple players,...Read More
notes Notes:
Review BALANCE (position #1). Focus on FINISH (position #3) // 28 pitch bullpens.

"The image that a player projects through his actions, gestures, and posture during competition."

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)


  •  Fake it, until you make it
  •  Lead by example, your teammates will follow
  •  What are your team’s rules? (Suggestions: Head up, shoulders back, tall and proud)