12U – 90 Mins #4

Team Name
White Sox
Location
Akerman
Date
04/07/2021
Start Time
5:45
End Time
7:15
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:30 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:30-5:45 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:
Second time running the drill, how many athletes show up early?!?
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch 5:45-5:55 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:
Get a sweat!
THROWING Catch & Pop stopwatch 5:55-6:05 timer 10 Minutes
Catch & Pop is a Quick Defense drill to drill the athletic movement of an infielder catching and getting rid of the ball. This movement is used all...Read More
notes Notes:
Structured-Catch-Play followed by Catch-&-Pop execution (partners).
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Four Corner Receiving
stopwatch 6:05-6:17 timer 12 Minutes
Barehand receiving, toss back to coach quickly. Finish football pattern if needbe.
Double Play Feeds 2B
stopwatch 6:17-6:30 timer 13 Minutes
Flips & Reverse Pivot Darts
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Catcher
stopwatch 6:35-6:47 timer 12 Minutes
Glove, footwork, stance.
Fundamentals: Pitching
stopwatch 6:47-7:00 timer 13 Minutes
Every athlete introduced to P fundamentals.
BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch 7:00-7:10 timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide.  Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
notes Notes:
Teach the Figure 4: Hands up and foot tucked behind opposite knee.
MENTAL / FINISH No Goals – GB Competition stopwatch 7:10-7:15 timer 5 Minutes
GroundBalls - No Goals is a station drill for use after ground ball fundamentals have been introduced.  This drill is designed to train and develop infield...Read More
notes Notes:
Compete in high-energy game to 5. Pick 'em, switch sides, play again!

"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."

– John Maxwell, Author

SPORTSMANSHIP

  •  Win with class, lose with pride. Either way, have a good time!
  •  Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.
  •  Beat your opponent in such a way that he wants to compete with you again.