3/8/2019 – Practice 1

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3/8/2019 – Practice 1
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Early Activity 3/8/2019 – Practice 1 stopwatch 5:15-5:30 timer 15 Minutes
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Setup cones for Warm-up and Throwing drills
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 5:30-5:40 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
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Cones 5-7 yds apart 1. 25/50/75 2. Side Shuffles 3. Butt Kickers 4. High Knees 5. Walking Lunge 6. 100% sprint x 2
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:40-5:55 timer 15 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
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Foundation for long toss. Start with receiving instruction and throwing instruciton at 5 yds, then move to 15 yds, 25 yds - Get parents to help shag balls.
Quick Defense Four Corner Receiving stopwatch 5:55-6:05 timer 10 Minutes
Four-Corner Receiving is a drill to work on catching the baseball (basic receiving for beginning baseball players).  It is easy to execute, safe for beginning...Read More
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2-3 parents to help with this one. Focus on soft hands receiving the ball in the correct position.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Cone & Tee Drill
stopwatch 6:10-6:30 timer 20 Minutes
Hands inside the baseball, drive the ball up the middle. Get a pool noodle as a prop.
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 6:30-6:50 timer 20 Minutes
Soft underhanded toss from 15-20 feet. Give each hitter 5-7 hits quickly and then rotate. Build confidence of the hitter. Coach needs to find the barrrel of the bat in this drill.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Home to First stopwatch 6:55-7:05 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
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Practice breaking down, looking for an overthrown ball
Finish Relay Races stopwatch 7:05-7:10 timer 5 Minutes
Relay Races are a baseball friendly version of the standard relay race. Let's not make this more complicated that it is. Two equal lines, everybody runs,...Read More
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