8U – 120 Mins #4

Team Name
8U – 120 Mins #4
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
06:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch - 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:
Safety first - spread out the hitters.
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
~ SEE "EXECUTION KEYS" BELOW FOR AGE-SPECIFIC SUGGESTION LIST ~ The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine.  Gone are the days of standing in a...Read More
notes Notes:
Quality over speed, ensure your lead is patient and voice calm.
EARLY BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide.  Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
notes Notes:
Support previous practice with quick review.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch - 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:
Two Knees, One Knee, Feet in Concrete.
QUICK DEFENSE Lying Down Wiffle Catch stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Lying Down Wiffle Catch is primarily used as a Quick Defense drill designed to assist young players in “getting the glove up.” Falling underneath...Read More
notes Notes:
Glove side (away from head), cross face, either/or.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Lateral movement + POP footwork
Big X, verbal, turn gloveside
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch - timer 30 Minutes
Tee Work live with defenders.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch - 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 actions: Home to First, Base Hit Turns, Doubles
FINISH Ground Ball Competition stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Competition is a fun infield drill designed to for repetitions and competition. The desired instruction or execution requirements can be enforced...Read More
notes Notes:
Two teams compete to 5 points. Switch sides, play again!

"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."

– John Maxwell, Author


  •  Win with class, lose with pride. Either way, have a good time!
  •  Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.
  •  Beat your opponent in such a way that he wants to compete with you again.