14U – 120 Mins #7

Team Name
14U – 120 Mins #7
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:
Involve DP feeds similar to Bucket-Free-Throws at end of PP#7.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #1 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:
Back to original Warm-Up movements. Idea: Warm-Up leader is reward for hard work.
Early Baserunning Change of Direction stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Change of Direction is an Early Baserunning drill working athleticism.  Execute these movements to finish up the warm up and get heart rates up.  While...Read More
notes Notes:
Vary movement from middle cone back to first cone: Go left, go right, backpedal, etc.
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:
Long-Toss into Quick-Catch-Competition.
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:
Move laterally this time: 1) Long Toss 2) GB 3) Quick Catch 4) Football Pattern
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BATTING PRACTICE Live BP stopwatch - timer 25 Minutes
Live BP is a catch-all drill for "batting practice."  For Dugout Captain practice plans, this drill can mean using a different device (tee, soft toss,...Read More
notes Notes:
Pregame BP - simulate gameday with all stations in foul territory
SCRIMMAGE Scrimmage stopwatch - timer 40 Minutes
A scrimmage is a time for kids to put the hard work into action, and experience the pressure of competition.  Simulate game play by splitting into groups...Read More
notes Notes:
Set pitch counts - Pitchers practice Pregame-Routine
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Touchdown Tommy’s stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Touchdown Tommy's can be run as an Outfield drill during station instruction, or as a Conditioning drill at the end of practice.  It is a fun way to...Read More
notes Notes:
Outfield football patterns. Foul line to foul line.
Mental / Finish Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch - 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:
BODY LANGUAGE - See discussion notes below.
PITCH & CATCH Pregame Bullpen Routine stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
Pregame Bullpen Routine is an overview of a pitchers preparation for game competition.  Once called to the bullpen, follow this suggested pitch routine...Read More
notes Notes:
Review pregame bullpen routine prior to today's scrimmage // 35 total pitches

"The image that a player projects through his actions, gestures, and posture during competition."

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)


  •  Fake it, until you make it
  •  Lead by example, your teammates will follow
  •  What are your team’s rules? (Suggestions: Head up, shoulders back, tall and proud)