12U – 90 Mins #12 April 16th

Team Name
MudDogs
Location
Ft. Stilly #1
Date
04/16/2019
Start Time
6:00
End Time
7:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 5:45-6:00 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:
New double play feed as "shot" each game.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 6:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Obstacle Course stopwatch 6:00-6:10 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:
Create a short, fun Relay-Race. Dizzy Bat anyone?! Limit spins to 5.
Throw Quick Catch Competition stopwatch 6:10-6:20 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:
Competition Day: Long-Toss-Comp followed by Quick-Catch-Comp
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
No Goals – GB Competition
stopwatch 6:20-6:32 timer 12 Minutes
High energy, quick ground balls to get two comps in 12.5 minutes.
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch 6:32-6:45 timer 13 Minutes
Big enough cone-triangle to allow live athlete to make tosses.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 6:50-7:02 timer 12 Minutes
Swings, swings, swings.
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 7:02-7:15 timer 13 Minutes
Come up with a competition.
Baserunning Fastest Man Standing stopwatch 7:15-7:25 timer 10 Minutes
Fastest Man Standing (FMS) involves a combination of sprint work and competition.  The sprint variations help to hold the focus of athletes and shift...Read More
notes Notes:
One group, two drills: (1) Sprint Variations; (2) Fastest Man Standing
Mental / Finish Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 7:25-7:30 timer 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with.  It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket.  Just...Read More
notes Notes:
Trick shots (Backhand Flips anyone?)
PITCH & CATCH Pregame Bullpen Routine stopwatch 7:30-7:30 timer 0 Minutes
Pregame Bullpen Routine is an overview of a pitchers preparation for game competition.  Once called to the bullpen, follow this suggested pitch routine...Read More
notes Notes:
Game-like bullpen review of pregame routine.

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."

– Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)

DETERMINATION

  •  The road to athletic greatness is not marked by perfection, but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure
  •  Tough times never last, but tough people do
  •  What are we determined to do as a team?