2019 Spring 1st practice
2019 Minor Angels
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:15 (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Wiffle Circle 5:15-5:30 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
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:30 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Obstacle Course 5:30-5:40 10 Minutes
Obstacle Course is a Warm Up drill is designed for fun. Run this early in the season to help break the ice and get kids to loosen up and smile. The...Read More
Throwing No Partner Throwing #1 5:40-5:55 15 Minutes
No Partner Throwing is designed for the youngest players and run early in the season. The set up and structure allow for safety as athletes will throw...Read More
Early Baserunning Tagging Up 5:55-6:05 10 Minutes
DC recommends running Tagging Up during Early Baserunning. Use final 4-6 sprints and review tagging up fundamentals. EXECUTION - First athlete jogs...Read More
WATER BREAK (5min)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
WATER BREAK (5min)
Baserunning Home to First 6:50-7:00 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
Finish Work Hard / Life Lesson 7:00-7:05 5 Minutes
Work Hard It’s Hard Work to Work Hard There are many quotes, cliches, and stereotypes associated with hard work. With my Dad being from the Midwest and...Read More
"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)