12U – 120 Mins #9

Team Name
12U – 120 Mins #9
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
Early Activity Wiffle Cricket stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Cricket is a drill used primarily as an Early Activity.  It involves only wiffle balls, so no athletes are throwing before being warm, and can...Read More
notes Notes:
HIT = Points per base & hit again / OUT = Switch to defense and everyone rotate.
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:
Ground leg straight during Frankenstein walks.
Early Baserunning Fundamentals: Leadoffs stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Fundamentals: Leadoffs is a drill to teach basics of taking a lead.  Initially, it can be run during Baserunning segment of practice.  Then, these fundamentals...Read More
notes Notes:
Teach Early & Delay steal breaks. 1st & 3rd Offense today during Baserunning.
Throw Throwing Progression stopwatch - 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:
Throwing Progression (2-Knees, 1-Knee, Concrete Feet) + Structured Catch Play.
Quick Defense Separation Drills stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
This drill focuses on the separation movement of the hands after fielding a ground ball, and can be run on any clean, ground ball surface.  While it...Read More
notes Notes:
Glove hand / Top hand / Add feet (both hands)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Double Play Turns SS
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
R / L / Shuffle & Click / Throw
Lateral movement + Pop footwork.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
On field w/live defense?
Scared of Getting Hit
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Drop, tuck, turn.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team offense drill to run during the baserunning segment of practice.  Your team will need to cover the 1st / 3rd situation...Read More
notes Notes:
Offense training for team baserunning.
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:
DRIVE - Can you develop it?
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #4 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #4 is the fourth lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  This segment works to take the rules learned...Read More
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Topics: Distance, Direction, 1-2-1-3, Add Windup.

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