14U – 120 Mins #12

Team Name
14U – 120 Mins #12
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
Early Activity Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch - 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:
Free throws? Backhand flips? Finger-rolls?
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #2 stopwatch - 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:
Try it backwards... add an overhead reach... speed up Carioca feet.
Early Baserunning Leads & Breaks stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Leads & Breaks is run either at the beginning (Early Baserunning) or end of practice (Baserunning).  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff...Read More
notes Notes:
Best pick off move against these baserunners. Full dive backs on picks!
Throw Quick Catch Competition stopwatch - 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:
Catch play into competition: Long-Toss-Comp & Quick-Catch-Comp
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
notes Notes:
Sidearm round: (1) Shuffle & Toss (2) Ground Ball (3) Quick Catch (4) Catch Pass
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
High fly ball reps on run.
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Bring prop to throw at!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Field Goal Hitting
stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Live + Shag (Field Goal) / Swings / Bunts
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Make this an individual instruction day.
Sac Bunt Competition
stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Create competition field.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Fastest Man Standing stopwatch - 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:
Around-the-World first... then down the line for Fastest-Man-Standing.
Mental / Finish Bucket Free Throws stopwatch - 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:
Find some quarters. It's time to teach Life's Lesson on getting paaaaaiiiid.
PITCH & CATCH Freeze Drill: #1-2-1-3 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
Pitcher's Freeze Drill #1 - 2 - 1 - 3 - Video not yet available.  Consider this text description from Dan Keller's book Coaching the Beginning Pitcher :...Read More
notes Notes:

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

– Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)


  •  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?