14U – 120 Mins #8

Team Name
14U – 120 Mins #8
Start Time
03:00 PM
End Time
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 2:45-3:00 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:
Hammer time! Time to toss curveballs during Wiffle Circle.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #2 stopwatch 3:00-3:10 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:
Rhythm should be cutting Warm-Up time down.
Early Baserunning Secondary Breaks stopwatch 3:10-3:15 timer 5 Minutes
Secondary Breaks allow baserunners to practice secondary movements and also what will become the delay-steal.  They are to be run during Early Baserunning...Read More
notes Notes:
DELAY STEAL DISCUSSION - Shuffle, shuffle, go!
Throw Long Toss Competition stopwatch 3:15-3:25 timer 10 Minutes
Long Toss Competition is a fun throwing competition to run at the end of a throwing segment.  Teach, then throw, finish by competing.  This helps to...Read More
notes Notes:
Long-Toss into Long-Toss-Competition
Quick Defense Tag Plays stopwatch 3:25-3:30 timer 5 Minutes
Tag Plays is an infield drill for athletes learning how to receive a throw and apply a tag.  Dugout Captain recommends programming this drill into your...Read More
notes Notes:
Straddle / Slap tag / Show (sell the umpire).
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 3:35-3:50 timer 15 Minutes
Get swings, support instrution.
Two Tee Drill
stopwatch 3:50-4:05 timer 15 Minutes
TEACH: Short bat path.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
TEAM DEFENSE Team D – Bunt Defense stopwatch 4:10-4:25 timer 15 Minutes
The sacrifice bunt is a common offensive play to advance a baserunner.  Whether moving the runner from 1st to 2nd, or 2nd to 3rd, Bunt Defense is...Read More
notes Notes:
FULL TEAM: Teach Bunt D with runner @ 1st (if time, runners at 1st & 2nd)
TEAM DEFENSE Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays stopwatch 4:25-4:40 timer 15 Minutes
This Fundamental segment explains to player and coach the proper execution of a cut and relay.  Having drilled through this Fundamental as a station,...Read More
notes Notes:
FULL TEAM: Live cuts & relays. Call out situations.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Sprint Variations stopwatch 4:45-4:55 timer 10 Minutes
ENJOYABLE SPRINT WORK?  WHAT A CONCEPT!! Sprint Variations is a wide ranging drill run during the baserunning and conditioning segment of practice.  As...Read More
notes Notes:
Different starts to sprints. Finish with Leads-&-Breaks off of you as pitcher.
Mental / Finish Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 4:55-5:00 timer 5 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
notes Notes:
No silly jokes about dodging a wrench... Just have fun already.

"If you want to be better, then give a better effort, have a better plan and choose a better attitude!"

– Seth M. Quealy (mental coach)


  •  Attitude and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard