14U – 60 Mins #5

Team Name
14U – 60 Mins #5
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 PM
Early Activity Wiffle Cricket stopwatch - timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Cricket is a drill used primarily as an Early Activity.  It involves only wiffle balls, so no athletes are throwing before being warm, and can...Read More
notes Notes:
HIT = Points earned per base touched & hit again / OUT = Everyone rotates one spot.
Warm Up Leads & Breaks stopwatch - timer 10 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:
Quick Dynamic Session... then to baserunning!
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:
Structured-Catch-Play followed by partner Catch-&-Pop
TEAM DEFENSE Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays stopwatch - 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 on field for cuts & relay situations.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Ground Ball Put Outs
stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
BP Reps: Live Arm + Defense Making Put Outs
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
TEACH: Quiet feet. One step ONLY.
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:
NO FEAR - Play free! See discussion notes below.
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #3 stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #3 is the third lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  The focus on this segment is on Position #2 / POWER....Read More
notes Notes:
Lesson #3 - Focus moves to POWER position. Use distance & direction to measure // 29 pitches

"Missed more than 9000 shots. 26 potential game-winners. Lost 300 games. “Failed” over and over. THAT is why I succeed!"

– Michael Jordan

NO FEAR (of failure)

  •  Play free! Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
  •  Learn from your mistakes (embrace them, don't endorse them)
  •  Grow, grow, grow - Always learn, always improve, always push ahead.