#4 2021 Oriole’s Practice

Team Name
2021 Orioles
Reno Park
Start Time
End Time
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 4:45-5:00 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
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Spread out hitters for safety.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 6U #1 stopwatch 5:00-5:10 timer 10 Minutes
Dynamic Warm Up 6U is a movement-based warm up routine specific to athletes age 6+.  The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the...Read More
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Take this segment to teach - select FIVE movements to avoid overload! RUN 25% / 50% / 75% / 75% SIDE SHUFFLE RIGHT / LEFT BUTT KICKERS HIGH KNEES BEAR CRAWLS WALKING ARM CIRCLES FORWARD (15) - 5 SM / 5 M / 5 L WALKING ARM CIRCLES BACKWARD (15) - 5 SM / 5 M / 5 L SPRINT 100% EARLY BASERUNNING
Throwing No Partner Throwing #3 stopwatch 5:10-5:25 timer 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
notes Notes:
Reinforce legs, introduce fundamentals of glove and throwing arm.
Quick Defense Catch & Pop stopwatch 5:25-5:35 timer 10 Minutes
Catch & Pop is a Quick Defense drill to drill the athletic movement of an infielder catching and getting rid of the ball. This movement is used all...Read More
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  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Lying Down Wiffle Catch
stopwatch 5:40-5:55 timer 15 Minutes
Fun way to get glove hand to turn "fingers-up"
Heavy Ball Hitting
stopwatch 5:55-6:10 timer 15 Minutes
Heavy Ball Hitting (coming) - Four regular swings, heavy ball on fifth swing.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Base Hit Turns stopwatch 6:15-6:25 timer 10 Minutes
A Base Hit Turn is the action taken by a baserunner while rounding first after a base hit.  The ball has reached the outfield safely, which means the...Read More
notes Notes:
Use lots of cones to guide "making a turn" at 1st
Finish TEAM / Life Lesson stopwatch 6:25-6:30 timer 5 Minutes
TEAM Schedule an event off the field. One of the biggest things I miss from baseball is being a part of a team. It's probably the biggest reason why I...Read More
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Life Lesson Discussion - DRIVE

"It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up."

– Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame NFL Coach ('59-'69)


  •  Getting better takes hard work, determination, and a willingness to push through challenges
  •  Rule: No excuses, no whining, no complaining
  •  Get after it