6U Throwing Thursday

Team Name
6U Throwing Thursday
Hunt Field
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EARLY ACTIVITY 2 Lines, 1 Coach stopwatch 5:45-6:00 timer 15 Minutes
2 Lines, 1 Coach is a simple name for a simple drill.  Options include running this drill as an Early Activity, or during station instruction.  Coach...Read More
notes Notes:
1-4 athletes = 1 hitter, 5-7 athletes = 2 hitters, 8+ athletes = 3 hitters
WARM UP Obstacle Course stopwatch 6:00-6:10 timer 10 Minutes
Obstacle Course is a Warm Up drill is designed for fun.  Run this early in the season to help break the ice and get kids to loosen up and smile.  The...Read More
notes Notes:
Break the ice, bring out smiles, force high-fives.
THROW No Partner Throwing #1 stopwatch 6:10-6:20 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:
Quickly assess athletes and how quickly catch-play can start.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 6:20-6:30 timer 10 Minutes
Two Spot Receiving
stopwatch 6:30-6:40 timer 10 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Cone & Tee Drill
stopwatch 6:45-7:00 timer 15 Minutes
Right-left-right into stance (RH hitter).
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 7:00-7:10 timer 10 Minutes
1) Stride & Load; 2) Contact; 3) Finish
BASERUNNING Home to First stopwatch 7:10-7:20 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
notes Notes:
Front of bag, either foot, break down, look right. then finish with relay race groups @ 2nd and home
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 7:20-7:25 timer 5 Minutes
Life Lesson discussions provide the opportunity to briefly talk about the characteristics of a champion.  Use the Dugout Captain suggestions for each...Read More
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HARD WORK - Establish work-ethic expectations

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)