12U – 90 Mins #1

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12U – 90 Mins #1
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EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 12:15-12:30 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:
Reminder: Punctuality is true goal of EA. Ensure ALL athletes know it's available.
WARM UP Obstacle Course stopwatch 12:30-12:40 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
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Break the ice, bring out smiles, get athletes supporting each other.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 12:40-12:50 timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
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Pop, Chest, Throw! On your verbal, put coaches to work training throwing.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 12:50-13:02 timer 12 Minutes
Teach four fundamentals of GB's and language to be used.
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 13:02-13:15 timer 13 Minutes
Dropstep, Crossover (& Read), Go.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 13:20-13:32 timer 12 Minutes
Reps on field, instruction in cage.
Fundamentals: Hitting
stopwatch 13:32-13:45 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH: Legs first.
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 13:45-13:55 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
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2 Movements: Home-to-First followed by Base-Hit-Turns.
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 13:55-14:00 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
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HARD WORK - Establish expectations for road ahead.

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)