14U – 90 Mins #1

Team Name
14U – 90 Mins #1
Bryson Elementary
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:15-5:30 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:
1-3 athletes = 1 hitter / 4-7 athletes = 2 hitters / 8+ athletes = 3 hitters
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 5:30-5:40 timer 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs.  Best way to explain using common...Read More
notes Notes:
Establish Dynamic routine & pace. TEACH movements during practice #1.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 5:40-5:50 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:
Two Knees / One-Knee; Feet-in-Concrete; then into Catch-Play.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #1
stopwatch 5:50-6:02 timer 12 Minutes
TEACH: Four movements to fielding a GB
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 6:02-6:15 timer 13 Minutes
Drop-Step / Crossover / Go!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 6:20-6:32 timer 12 Minutes
Live swings on field, instruction in cage.
Fundamentals: Hitting
stopwatch 6:32-6:45 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH: (1) Stride/Load; (2) Contact; (3) Finish
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 6:45-6:55 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
notes Notes:
Two movements: Home-to-First... followed by Base-Hit-Turns.
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 6:55-7:00 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:
HARD WORK - Establish a culture where working hard is cool.

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)