February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW GOLD)
WARM UP Obstacle Course 4:00-4:10 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
Bear crawl out, Shuffle back, two foot hop over cones, skip to bat, 5 dizzy bat spins and back to high five.
THROW No Partner Throwing #3 4:10-4:20 10 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
Reinforce legs, introduce fundamentals of glove and throwing arm. Focus on arm - stretch it back, power leg, release. End with targets.
WATER BREAK (5min)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Infield #1 (Training)
4:25-4:37 12 Minutes
Two stations, set up nets to throw into, ready position, glove on top, pop up and throw
Waiter Tray Receiving
4:37-4:50 13 Minutes
Up close to athlete, plenty of balls, soft toss to waiter catching position.
Home to First
4:50-5:00 10 Minutes
Run through bag and breakdown, look to right for overthrow. Kick dirt on coach. Cones on right for return. Cones at coach for stop.
BASERUNNING Wiffle Circle 5:00-5:15 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
Three batters, real T-Balls, wait for each play to be made when hit in field. Fielders make outs. No runners.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
"Confidence comes from being prepared."
– John Wooden
- Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
- Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
- Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk