Arena Softball 60mins
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up 4:00-4:10 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine. Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs. Best way to explain using common...Read More
25% Sprint | 50% Sprint | 75% Sprint | Butt Kickers | Side Shuffle | 100% Sprint
THROWING Throwing Progression 4:10-4:20 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
Three throwing drills: Two-Knees / One-Knee / Feet-in-Concrete.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #2
4:20-4:32 12 Minutes
Exit footwork becomes POP! movement.
How To Coach: Hitting #2
4:32-4:45 13 Minutes
TEACH - Arms
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns 4:50-5:00 10 Minutes
A Base Hit Turn is the action taken by a baserunner while rounding first after a base hit. The ball has reached the outfield safely, which means the...Read More
Three sprints: Home-to-First / Base-Hit-Turns / 1st-to-3rd
Mental / Finish Bucket Free Throws 5:00-5:05 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with. It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket. Just...Read More
Short free-throw line early in the season.
"Goal Example: Hit .400 this season. Goals earn us two big things: 1) Achievement; and, 2) Personal Development"
– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)
- Achievement: ego, game ball, all-star team (stuff easily forgotten)
- Development: Physical (improved swing, more power, better eye) + Character (work ethic, persistence, adversity)
- Setting goals is a skill, skills take practice. We start today: What are OUR team goals?