8U – 60 Mins #5

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8U – 60 Mins #5
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Date
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
05:00 PM
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Dueling Fungos stopwatch - 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
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No throws! Two coaches firing ground balls.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Breaks stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Breaks are essentially steal first-movements, done without a lead.  For those athletes that can NOT leadoff, breaks work the athletic position at the...Read More
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Breaks
WARM UP Secondary Breaks stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Secondary Breaks allow baserunners to practice secondary movements and also what will become the delay-steal.  They are to be run during Early Baserunning...Read More
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Shuffle, Shuffle, break!
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
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2-Knees / 1-Knee / Feet-in-Concrete
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Scrimmage
stopwatch - timer 35 Minutes
Consider starting man on 1st base every play.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch - 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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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.