8U – 90 Mins #7

Team Name
8U – 90 Mins #7
Location
Date
02/14/2017
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
5:30
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY 1st & 3rd Baserunning stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 15 Minutes
1st & 3rd Baserunning is a team defense drill to run during the baserunning segment of practice.  Your team will need to cover the 1st / 3rd situation...Read More
notes Notes:
TEST TEST
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #2 stopwatch 4:00-4:10 timer 10 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:
Emphasize quality repetitions - not a race.
THROWING Around the World – 3 Runners stopwatch 4:10-4:20 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:
TEST TEST
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Ground Ball Quick Catch
stopwatch 4:20-4:32 timer 12 Minutes
Verbals to slow feet: "Stay behind ball" "Catch first"
Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays
stopwatch 4:32-4:45 timer 13 Minutes
Bix 'X' / Be vocal / Turn gloveside
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Scrimmage
stopwatch 4:50-5:15 timer 25 Minutes
Athlete pitch, coach sub @ ball 4 (no walks).
BASERUNNING Tagging Up stopwatch 5:15-5:25 timer 10 Minutes
DC recommends running Tagging Up during Early Baserunning.  Use final 4-6 sprints and review tagging up fundamentals. EXECUTION - First athlete jogs...Read More
notes Notes:
Toss ball up so athlete can break on catch.
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
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BODY LANGUAGE
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)

"The image that a player projects through his actions, gestures, and posture during competition."

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)

BODY LANGUAGE

  •  Fake it, until you make it
  •  Lead by example, your teammates will follow
  •  What are your team’s rules? (Suggestions: Head up, shoulders back, tall and proud)