60 Mins #2

Team Name
Pink Panthers
Frank Love Elementary
Start Time
End Time
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
notes Notes:
Kids add to the drill as they arrive. Can use tee if needed.
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 5:00-5:10 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:
Take time to introduce Dynamic-Warm-Up. TEACH movements.
THROWING No Partner Throwing #2 stopwatch 5:10-5:20 timer 10 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:
Last time to cover throwing without partner catch
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #1
stopwatch 5:20-5:28 timer 8 Minutes
Ground ball fielding and throw
Hitting Grip and Stance
stopwatch 5:28-5:36 timer 8 Minutes
Hit off a tee
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 5:36-5:44 timer 8 Minutes
Focus on legs & stride
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Touch Em' All Touch ‘Em All stopwatch 5:49-5:55 timer 6 Minutes
Touch 'em All is an introductory baserunning drill designed to promote field awareness and familiarity with the bases.  Run early in the season for beginning...Read More
notes Notes:
Review Home to First, then Base Hit Turns
MENTAL / FINISH Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 5:55-6:00 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:
Prizes for made shot?

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

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)


  •  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?