12U – 60 Mins #7

Team Name
12U – 60 Mins #7
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 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:
Drills on DP feeds start NEXT practice.
Warm Up 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:
Quick Dynamic... then sprint work. No Baserunning today.
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 long toss. Finish with Quick-Catch-Competition.
TEAM DEFENSE Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
This Fundamental segment explains to player and coach the proper execution of a cut and relay.  Having drilled through this Fundamental as a station,...Read More
notes Notes:
Live Cuts & Relays on field. Situations, roles, & responsibilities.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Scrimmage stopwatch - timer 20 Minutes
A scrimmage is a time for kids to put the hard work into action, and experience the pressure of competition.  Simulate game play by splitting into groups...Read More
notes Notes:
Try Three-Teams: (1) Defense, (2) Offense, (3) Execution (drill off of field).
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)