2021 Firecrackers P8

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2021 Firecrackers P8
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Tee into net Two Tee Drill stopwatch 5:45-6:07 timer 22 Minutes
The Two Tee Drill helps to train and develop a short swing path to the ball.  Staying "short" fights an athlete the drops the barrel early, and helps...Read More
notes Notes:
Throw Right / Middle / Left... repeat 3-4 times... call ROTATE!
Change of speed FB Offspeed Front Toss stopwatch 6:07-6:30 timer 23 Minutes
FB / Off-Speed Front Toss is a variation of front toss to work on change of speed pitches. A coach's close positioning allows for accurate pitch placement,...Read More
notes Notes:
10U #2 itinerary under Execution Keys.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 6:35-6:45 timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
notes Notes:
Structured Catch Play followed by Long Toss Competition.
QUICK DEFENSE Buffet Drill stopwatch 6:45-6:50 timer 5 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
notes Notes:
1. Long Toss; 2. Ground Ball; 3. Quick Catch; 4. Football Pattern (leave room!)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch 6:55-7:05 timer 10 Minutes
Underhand / Dart / Sidearm / Backhand / Finish!
Foul Line Drill
stopwatch 7:05-7:15 timer 10 Minutes
RelayMan Fundies: Big 'X' / Be Vocal / Turn Gloveside
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
1st & 3rd Team D – 1st & 3rd Defense stopwatch 7:20-7:50 timer 30 Minutes
Baserunners on first and third bases is a common situation for offensive trickery.  Thus, it's an area of Team Defense that MUST be taught whenever runners...Read More
notes Notes:
Four Groups: Runners, Pitchers, Catchers, Defense
1st, 1st to 3rd, Score 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch 7:50-8:00 timer 10 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team offense drill to run during the baserunning segment of practice.  Your team will need to cover the 1st / 3rd situation...Read More
notes Notes:
Entire team on diamond to learn principles of the 1st / 3rd offensive situation.
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 8:00-8:00 timer 0 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:
Speed & Strength

"If you want to be better, then give a better effort, have a better plan and choose a better attitude!"

– Seth M. Quealy (mental coach)


  •  Attitude and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard