Fall CP – Practice #2

Team Name
Fire Cardinals
Wheaton Forest #2
Start Time
End Time
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:15-5:30 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Circle is an Early Activity drill that can be run during the 15-minutes prior to practice start time.  It can also be ran as a pre-game drill...Read More
notes Notes:
Grab kids as they arrive. Coach sets up w/balls in center of batters circle, so they are stationary. As kids arrive, they shag balls and rotate in.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch 5:30-5:40 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
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Throwing No Partner Throwing #3 stopwatch 5:40-5:55 timer 15 Minutes
No Partner Throwing is designed for the youngest players and run early in the season.  The set up and structure allow for safety as athletes will throw...Read More
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Start with feet, then load, then arms (down, up, over top). Personalize where you can.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Ground Balls #1
stopwatch 6:00-6:10 timer 10 Minutes
Starting position > triangle, alligator hands, footwork
Two Spot Receiving
stopwatch 6:10-6:20 timer 10 Minutes
Simple thumbs together or little fingers together. Get more complicated as needed.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fall CP – Practice #2
stopwatch 6:20-6:30 timer 10 Minutes
Intro Positions (inf/of) + how to cover first
Box Drills
stopwatch 6:30-6:40 timer 10 Minutes
Play catch, or more advanced depending on skills
How To Coach: Hitting #3 stopwatch 6:40-6:40 timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Hitting #3 is the third session in DC's How to Coach: Hitting series.  Session #3 brings the fundamentals together so that the LEGS (Session...Read More
notes Notes:
Concurrent with four stations. Individual 1-1 batting.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Home to First stopwatch 6:45-6:55 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
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Switch to Base Hit Turns after 3 runs
Finish Self-Confidence stopwatch 6:55-7:00 timer 5 Minutes
Self-Confidence Playing to Win vs. Playing Not to Lose The more games you play, the more you will understand the importance of mental toughness. Baseball...Read More
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Confidence / Review Skills / Game on Saturday!