14U – 60 Mins #8

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14U – 60 Mins #8
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Date
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch - 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.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 14U #2 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:
Rhythm should be cutting Warm-Up time down.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
Throwing Progression is a series of three drills: Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, and Feet in Concrete.  All three are supported in the DC Library with...Read More
notes Notes:
Throwing-Progression into Structured-Catch-Play.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Double Play Feeds SS
stopwatch - timer 12 Minutes
Flips, darts... great plays
Sac Bunt Competition
stopwatch - timer 13 Minutes
Bunts down either line on command.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team defense drill to run during the baserunning segment of practice.  Your team will need to cover the 1st / 3rd situation...Read More
notes Notes:
Offensive principles to 1st / 3rd situation
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:
DRIVE - See discussion notes below.
PITCH & CATCH Mound Progression stopwatch - timer 0 Minutes
Mound Progression highlights and coaches the steps a pitcher takes when assuming the mound.  With baserunners and balks now in order, pitchers need to...Read More
notes Notes:
Teach the movements for taking the mound from the stretch position // 35 pitches each

"It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up."

– Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame NFL Coach ('59-'69)

DRIVE

  •  Getting better takes hard work, determination, and a willingness to push through challenges
  •  Rule: No excuses, no whining, no complaining
  •  Get after it