12U – 90 Mins #3 Thurs Mar 14

Team Name
MudDogs
Location
Ft. Stilly 2
Date
03/12/2019
Start Time
6:00
End Time
7:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby stopwatch 5:45-6:00 timer 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE!  Designed to be...Read More
notes Notes:
Back, back, back, back, back... GONE!
PRACTICE STARTS AT 6:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch 6:00-6:10 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:
Age-appropriate suggestions listed in Execution Keys.
THROWING Long Toss – Time & Distance stopwatch 6:10-6:20 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:
Throwing Progression increase distance every 8-10 throws
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
stopwatch 6:20-6:32 timer 12 Minutes
Quick review, POP! practice, then Side-Shuffle-&-Pop
How To Coach: Hitting #3
stopwatch 6:32-6:45 timer 13 Minutes
Underhand Flips & Overhand Darts.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 6:50-7:02 timer 12 Minutes
Standing, step into toss with big arm swing.
Double Play Feeds SS
stopwatch 7:02-7:15 timer 13 Minutes
Put it together - Legs + Arms
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 7:15-7:25 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
notes Notes:
Front edge of bag, breakdown (kick dirt), look for over throw
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 7:25-7:30 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:
SELF-CONFIDENCE - See discussion notes below

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden

SELF CONFIDENCE

  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk