2021 60 Mins #6

Team Name
Purple Galaxy
Lockwood Upper Field
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EARLY ACTIVITY Heavy Ball Hitting stopwatch 5:45-5:53 timer 8 Minutes
Many athletes are scared to miss.  They concern themselves with making contact… rather than DRIVING the baseball.  At young ages, it’s especially...Read More
notes Notes:
Hit Soccer Balls to emphasize swinging hard
Early Activity Freeze Drill: #1-2-1-3 stopwatch 5:53-6:00 timer 7 Minutes
Pitcher's Freeze Drill #1 - 2 - 1 - 3 - Video not yet available.  Consider this text description from Dan Keller's book Coaching the Beginning Pitcher :...Read More
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Pitching practice
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #2 stopwatch 6:00-6:10 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:
Maintain known structure. Mix in new movements.
THROWING Long Toss – Time & Distance stopwatch 6:10-6:20 timer 10 Minutes
Many coach's believe that throwing is the most important drill in practice.  Why then, would catch play be cut short or rushed through?  Dugout Captain...Read More
notes Notes:
Follow Structured-Catch-Play principals, get to extended distance (for set amount of time)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #3
stopwatch 6:20-6:32 timer 12 Minutes
Review POP, add lateral movement (center the baseball)
Tag Plays
stopwatch 6:32-6:45 timer 13 Minutes
Find bag, place feet, straddle/swipe/show
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Fastest Man Standing Fastest Man Standing stopwatch 6:50-6:55 timer 5 Minutes
Fastest Man Standing (FMS) involves a combination of sprint work and competition.  The sprint variations help to hold the focus of athletes and shift...Read More
notes Notes:
3 Lines, 2 stay in and 1 judges
2021 60 Mins #6 stopwatch 6:55-7:10 timer 15 Minutes
notes Notes:

"The most important quality I look for in a player is accountability. You've got to be accountable for who you are. It's too easy to blame things on someone else."

– Lenny Wilkens (HOF NBA Coach)


  •  The unwillingness to quit, the determination to find a solution, or the desire to complete a task. Get it done!
  •  The effort to get the project or task done when the first, second and third tries all go unsuccessful. Think responsibility 2.0!
  •  The champion holds himself accountable for the performance of the group and finds a way to push everyone towards success and accomplishment. Responsibilities can and will change, accountability does not!