8U 3/22

Team Name
Astros
Location
Lydia
Date
03/22/2021
Start Time
6:00
End Time
6:55
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby stopwatch 5:45-6:00 timer 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE!  Designed to be...Read More
notes Notes:
Sammy Sosa & Mark McGwire - shrink the yard and inflate HR #'s
PRACTICE STARTS AT 6:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch 6:00-6:05 timer 5 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:
Age appropriate exercise suggestions.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 6:05-6:15 timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
notes Notes:
CREATE FOCUS - Only throw on coach's verbal
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 6:15-6:25 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:
Inside corner of base. Breakdown.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 6:30-6:42 timer 12 Minutes
Strong base.
Live BP
stopwatch 6:42-6:55 timer 13 Minutes
Lesson #1 was LEGS. This (#2) is ARMS.

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden

SELF CONFIDENCE

  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk