12U – 90 Mins Scenerio #11

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12U – 90 Mins Scenerio #11
Vail Field
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Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 3:45-4:00 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:
Throw right / middle / left... repeat 4 times. Rotate!
Warm Up Obstacle Course stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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:
Move quickly, get a sweat, but don't cheat repetitions.
Throw Structured Catch Play stopwatch 4:10-4:20 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
notes Notes:
Throwing Progression (2-Knee, 1-Knee, Concrete-Feet) + Structured-Catch-Play
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Double Play Feeds SS
stopwatch 4:20-4:28 timer 8 Minutes
SS Feeds
Double Play Feeds 2B
stopwatch 4:28-4:36 timer 8 Minutes
2B Feeds
2 Lines, 1 Coach
stopwatch 4:36-4:45 timer 9 Minutes
Live double play ground balls
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 4:50-5:15 timer 25 Minutes
Player pitch - Bullpen firing so next pitcher ready.
Baserunning Secondary & Read stopwatch 5:15-5:25 timer 10 Minutes
The Secondary & Read Drill is a baserunning drill operated at second base.  The goal is to take baserunning instruction one level "deeper."  Athletes...Read More
notes Notes:
Shuffle, shuffle, read... react!
Mental / Finish Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 5:25-5:30 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:
HARD WORK - Establish expectations for road ahead.
PITCH & CATCH Mound Progression stopwatch 5:30-5:30 timer 0 Minutes
Mound Progression highlights and coaches the steps a pitcher takes when assuming the mound.  With baserunners and balks now in order, pitchers need to...Read More
notes Notes:
Progression steps in bullpen (15 pitches) // Live BP = Game-like bullpen work (25 pitches)

"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)