Fall Rays – 120 Mins #4

Team Name
Hunt Field
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 9:45-10:00 timer 15 Minutes
Ground Ball Reps - No Throw + Flip is an infield drill used during Station Instruction or as an Early Activity.  One coach can easily entertain an entire...Read More
notes Notes:
Double play turns start NEXT practice - have fun introducing an underhand flip.
WARM UP Dropstep, Crossover, Go stopwatch 10:00-10:10 timer 10 Minutes
Dropstep, Crossover, Go is an outfield drill focusing on footwork. Many players athletically move to the ball correctly. Other young athletes aren't...Read More
notes Notes:
Football Baseball 4 lines....make it a competition
EARLY BASERUNNING Tagging Up stopwatch 10:10-10:15 timer 5 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:
Review tagging up
THROWING Catch & Pop stopwatch 10:15-10:25 timer 10 Minutes
Catch & Pop is a Quick Defense drill to drill the athletic movement of an infielder catching and getting rid of the ball. This movement is used all...Read More
notes Notes:
Start with Structured Catch Play, finish with Catch & Pop.
QUICK DEFENSE Ground Ball Quick Catch stopwatch 10:25-10:30 timer 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Quick Catch is a simple and effective drill to run during Quick Defense.  It helps to develop basic hands and feet baseball-athleticism and...Read More
notes Notes:
Ground ball, quick catch, ground ball, quick catch... rotate.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Rundown FlyBy’s
stopwatch 10:35-10:45 timer 10 Minutes
Show ball, est lane, go hard, toss dart... football pattern.
Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays
stopwatch 10:45-10:55 timer 10 Minutes
Big X, be vocal, turn gloveside.
How To Coach: Pitching #4
stopwatch 10:55-11:05 timer 10 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Ground Ball Put Outs
stopwatch 11:10-11:25 timer 15 Minutes
Work around diamond putouts to 1
Team D – 1st & 3rd Defense
stopwatch 11:25-11:40 timer 15 Minutes
Quiet the feet - one step ONLY.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch 11:45-11:55 timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide.  Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
notes Notes:
Teach the Figure 4: Both hands up and foot tucked behind opposite knee.
FINISH No Goals – GB Competition stopwatch 11:55-12:00 timer 5 Minutes
GroundBalls - No Goals is a station drill for use after ground ball fundamentals have been introduced.  This drill is designed to train and develop infield...Read More
notes Notes:
Alternate GB's to two teams. First to 5 points is winner. Pick 'em and play again.

"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."

– John Maxwell, Author


  •  Win with class, lose with pride. Either way, have a good time!
  •  Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.
  •  Beat your opponent in such a way that he wants to compete with you again.