12U – 120 Mins #8

Team Name
12U – 120 Mins #8
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Circle is an Early Activity drill that can be run during the 15-minutes prior to practice start time.  It can also be ran as a pre-game drill...Read More
notes Notes:
1-4 athletes = 1 hitter / 5-7 athletes = 2 hitters / 8+ athletes = 3 hitters
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch - 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:
Frankenstein & Spiderman - huh?
Early Baserunning Secondary Breaks stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Secondary Breaks allow baserunners to practice secondary movements and also what will become the delay-steal.  They are to be run during Early Baserunning...Read More
notes Notes:
Shuffle, shuffle, go! vs Shuffle, shuffle, read, go?
Throw Long Toss – Time & Distance stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Many coach's believe that throwing is the most important drill in practice.  Why then, would catch play be cut short or rushed through?  Dugout Captain...Read More
notes Notes:
Structured long toss with times at each distance.
Quick Defense Tag Plays stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Tag Plays is an infield drill for athletes learning how to receive a throw and apply a tag.  Dugout Captain recommends programming this drill into your...Read More
notes Notes:
Straddle, slap tag, show. Be quick, don't hurry.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Double Play Turns 2B
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
R to ball, L towards base, throw.
Rundown FlyBy’s
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Show ball, lane, go hard, football pattern.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Live on field + Bunting in cage.
Fundamentals: Bunting
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Side station to TEACH bunting.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Sprint Variations stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
ENJOYABLE SPRINT WORK?  WHAT A CONCEPT!! Sprint Variations is a wide ranging drill run during the baserunning and conditioning segment of practice.  As...Read More
notes Notes:
Sprint Work variations. Finish with Leads & Breaks off of coach as pitcher.
Mental / Finish Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch - 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:
Just relax and have fun with this! Not time to coach.
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #3 stopwatch - 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:
Third Lesson: Review BALANCE (Position #1), FINISH (#3)... and focus POWER (#2) // 32-pitch workout each.

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