14U – 60 Mins #3

Team Name
14U – 60 Mins #3
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:
Shrink the field so all can drop bombs!
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:
Same routine to reinforce familiarity and desired pace for Warm Up.
Throw Structured Catch Play stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
notes Notes:
Structured-Catch-Play into Long-Toss.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Dropstep / Crossover (Read) / Go
Athlete left = Underhand flip / Right = Overhand dart.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Fundamentals: Leadoffs stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals: Leadoffs is a drill to teach basics of taking a lead.  Initially, it can be run during Baserunning segment of practice.  Then, these fundamentals...Read More
notes Notes:
Review Leadoff Fundamentals. Finish w/ leads, reads, and breaks.
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:
SELF-CONFIDENCE - Confidence is earned through hard work.
PITCH & CATCH How to Coach: Catching #1 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
LESSON #1 - THROWING Dugout Captain's How to Coach - Catching #1 is led by Brent Mayne.  Coach Mayne is a 15-year MLB veteran, author of the book The...Read More
notes Notes:
Pitchers review stance & balance point (23 pitches) // Catcher's work through How-To #1

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden


  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk