8U – 90 Mins #5

Team Name
8U – 90 Mins #5
Location
Date
02/22/2017
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
5:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Cricket stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Cricket is a drill used primarily as an Early Activity.  It involves only wiffle balls, so no athletes are throwing before being warm, and can...Read More
notes Notes:
Points per base touched. Put out means rotate to defense.
WARM UP Obstacle Course stopwatch 4:00-4:10 timer 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
notes Notes:
Relay race competition!
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 4:10-4:20 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:
Pop, chest, throw.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch 4:20-4:32 timer 12 Minutes
Mass ground balls. Consider safety of all participants.
Waiter Tray Receiving
stopwatch 4:32-4:45 timer 13 Minutes
Carry the pizza tray / palm turns up.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 4:50-5:02 timer 12 Minutes
Drill on field, defense making plays each swing. Hitter to run on 6th swing.
Fundamentals vs How To Coach
stopwatch 5:02-5:15 timer 13 Minutes
Everyone gets chance to learn pitching!
BASERUNNING Around the World – 3 Runners stopwatch 5:15-5:25 timer 10 Minutes
Around the World is a baserunning drill involving ALL aspects of baserunning.  This is a combination drill involving four athletes and all of the basepaths....Read More
notes Notes:
1. Home to First; 2. Break to 2nd; 3. Secondary & Go (2nd-Home)
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 5:25-5:30 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
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)

"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.