14U – 120 Mins #4

Team Name
14U – 120 Mins #4
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Date
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch - 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:
Toss right, middle, left... four times through. Athletes all rotate one spot!
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
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:
Consistent structure, change movements slightly to maintain novelty.
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:
Focus shifts to reading pitchers. Coach simulates RHP & alternate pick vs. pitch home.
Throw Catch & Pop stopwatch - 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:
START: Structured-Catch-Play FINISH: Catch-&-Pop partner execution drill.
Quick Defense Backhand Flips stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Backhand Flips is a great drill to run during Quick Defense.  Before using an backhand flip during Station Instruction, running Backhand Flips as a Quick...Read More
notes Notes:
Toss the "C" and work for no spin. Follow your toss on fourth feed (DP 2B Feeds coming).
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Mass ground ball reps.
Double Play Feeds 2B
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Athlete right = Underhand / Right = Reverse pivot dart
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
On field BP with live defense making put outs.
Put it Together: Legs & Arms
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch - 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 & foot tucked.
Mental / Finish Ground Ball Competition stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Competition is a fun infield drill designed to for repetitions and competition. The desired instruction or execution requirements can be enforced...Read More
notes Notes:
Two teams compete to 5 points. Pick 'em up, switch sides, and get after it again!
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #2 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #2 is the second drill in Dugout Captain's series to teach Pitching as a skill.  Use with your team to coach-up multiple players,...Read More
notes Notes:
Review Position #1 (BALANCE) & train Position #3 (FINISH) // 26-pitches each

"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.