60 Mins #2

Team Name
White Sox
Location
field
Date
Start Time
4:00
End Time
5:05
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Water Balloon BP stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 15 Minutes
Water Balloon BP can be run as a side station during batting practice, or as an Early Activity.  Because of a high fun-factor, you WILL have smiles on...Read More
notes Notes:
Compete to see who can hit the balloon shards the farthest.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 4:00-4:10 timer 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs.  Best way to explain using common...Read More
notes Notes:
Explain Dynamic principles. Teach Dynamic exercises.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 4:10-4:20 timer 10 Minutes
Throwing Progression is a series of three drills: Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, and Feet in Concrete.  All three are supported in the DC Library with...Read More
notes Notes:
Three throwing drills: Two-Knees / One-Knee / Feet-in-Concrete.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #2
stopwatch 4:20-4:32 timer 12 Minutes
Exit footwork becomes POP! movement.
How To Coach: Hitting #2
stopwatch 4:32-4:45 timer 13 Minutes
TEACH - Arms
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 4:50-5:00 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:
Three sprints: Home-to-First / Base-Hit-Turns / 1st-to-3rd
Mental / Finish Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 5:00-5:05 timer 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with.  It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket.  Just...Read More
notes Notes:
Short free-throw line early in the season.

"Goal Example: Hit .400 this season. Goals earn us two big things: 1) Achievement; and, 2) Personal Development"

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)

GOALS

  •  Achievement: ego, game ball, all-star team (stuff easily forgotten)
  •  Development: Physical (improved swing, more power, better eye) + Character (work ethic, persistence, adversity)
  •  Setting goals is a skill, skills take practice. We start today: What are OUR team goals?