6U – 90 Mins #2

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6U – 90 Mins #2
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EARLY ACTIVITY Water Balloon BP stopwatch 2:11-2:26 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:
Goal: Batters use proper grip, proper stance, and swing HARD!
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up stopwatch 2:26-2:36 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 principles of movement-based workouts. Take time to TEACH movements.
THROW No Partner Throwing #2 stopwatch 2:36-2:46 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:
Focus on legs and the loaded throwing position. Feel the burn!!
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Hula Hoop Throwing
stopwatch 2:46-2:58 timer 12.5 Minutes
Throwing basics and competition and fun
Two Spot Receiving
stopwatch 2:58-3:10 timer 12.5 Minutes
Above belt = "Thumbs up" / Below belt = "Pinkies down"
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 3:15-3:30 timer 15 Minutes
Darts from one-knee, underhand... find that barrel.
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 3:30-3:45 timer 15 Minutes
TEACH - Legs, legs, legs (get athletes to lock in!)
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 3:45-3:55 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:
First review Home-to-First. Then, use cones to force the banana curve. Encourage aggressive turn.
MENTAL / FINISH Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 3:55-4:00 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:
Find a backstop, set the line, everyone gets two shots.

"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?