8U – 60 Mins #1
Bishop Elementary School
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle 4:45-5:00 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
1-4 athletes = 1 hitter / 5-7 athletes = 2 hitters / 8+ athletes = 3 hitters
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Obstacle Course 5:00-5:10 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
Break the ice, build relationships, draw out smiles!
THROWING No Partner Throwing #1 5:10-5:20 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
Quickly and safely gauge the skill level of throwers.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Infield #1 (Training)
5:20-5:32 12 Minutes
GB Fundies overview, then reps from Fielding Triangle (R / L / Shuffle / Throw)
Hitting Grip and Stance
5:32-5:45 13 Minutes
Arm every hitter with a plan for taking a stance
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Home to First 5:50-6:00 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
Front of bag, either foot, break down, look right.
Mental / Finish Baseball Basics 6:00-6:05 5 Minutes
Baseball Basics is a practice segment scheduled to provide you, the coach, with the opportunity to introduce what's to come! Teach your team the basics...Read More
Introduce team rules, expectations, & practice routine
"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)