14U – 60 Mins #10

Team Name
14U – 60 Mins #10
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 PM
Early Activity Home Run Derby stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE!  Designed to be...Read More
notes Notes:
Change up the venue. Is there a big backstop available?
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:
Age-specific suggestions included in Execution Keys
Throw Long Toss – Time & Distance stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Many coach's believe that throwing is the most important drill in practice.  Why then, would catch play be cut short or rushed through?  Dugout Captain...Read More
notes Notes:
START: Long-Toss / FINISH: Quick-Catch-Competition
TEAM DEFENSE Team D – Bunt Defense stopwatch - timer 12 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:
Runner on 1st // Runners 1st & 2nd
TEAM DEFENSE Team D – 1st & 3rd Defense stopwatch - timer 13 Minutes
Baserunners on first and third bases is a common situation for offensive trickery.  Thus, it's an area of Team Defense that MUST be taught whenever runners...Read More
notes Notes:
Defending 1st & 3rd Situations
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Leads & Breaks – Catcher Throws stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Leads & Breaks - Catcher Throws is run at the end of practice during the Baserunning segment.  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff fundamentals,...Read More
notes Notes:
LIVE ON FIELD: Catchers in full gear making throws to middle infielder.
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:
Allow verbal chatter (positive only). Life Lesson topic is FOCUS, so tune out opposition.
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #4 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #4 is the fourth lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  This segment works to take the rules learned...Read More
notes Notes:
Review all #'s. Focus: Distance, Direction, 1-2-1-3 // 40-pitch pens (longest before games)

"Lock in! Watch, listen, think... right here, right now."

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)


  •  Understand the why and how behind each drill at practice.
  •  Hear, don’t just listen
  •  Focus Reset Button for competition: Routine to follow when focus has slipped.