8U – 60 Mins #4

Team Name
Maryland Terrapins
Location
Eisenhower Field
Date
04/17/2021
Start Time
11:00
End Time
12:05
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 10:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Dueling Fungos stopwatch 10:45-11:00 timer 15 Minutes
Dueling Fungos is an Infield drill designed to maximize ground ball repetitions in a short amount of time.  The name implies rapid fire ground balls...Read More
notes Notes:
No throws! Two coaches firing ground balls.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 11:00 (BELOW BLACK)
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 11:00-11:10 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:
2-Knees / 1-Knee / Feet-in-Concrete
OUTFIELD Tennis Racquet Fly Balls stopwatch 11:10-11:20 timer 10 Minutes
Tennis Racquet Fly Balls is a fun way to get fly ball repetitions.  Without challenging fungo skills, we all know that hitting consistent fly balls is...Read More
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DENFENSE Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays stopwatch 11:20-11:30 timer 10 Minutes
This Fundamental segment explains to player and coach the proper execution of a cut and relay.  Having drilled through this Fundamental as a station,...Read More
notes Notes:
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Scrimmage
stopwatch 11:30-11:55 timer 25 Minutes
Consider starting man on 1st base every play.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 12:00-12:05 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
notes Notes:
NO FEAR

"Missed more than 9000 shots. 26 potential game-winners. Lost 300 games. “Failed” over and over. THAT is why I succeed!"

– Michael Jordan

NO FEAR (of failure)

  •  Play free! Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
  •  Learn from your mistakes (embrace them, don't endorse them)
  •  Grow, grow, grow - Always learn, always improve, always push ahead.