Fielding Practice

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Fielding Practice
Peachtree Ridge Park
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Early Activity Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 0:45-1:00 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
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Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 1:00-1:10 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
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Jog 25%, 50% 75%x2, Side Shuffle, Butt Kickers, High Knees, Walking Lunge, Backpedal, Sprint 100%
Early Airplane Take Offs stopwatch 1:10-1:20 timer 10 Minutes
Airplane Take Offs is a simple Early Baserunning drill to teach young players an athletic first step movement.  While categorized under the title of...Read More
notes Notes:
Stay low first 3-4 steps
Throwing Feet In Concrete stopwatch 1:20-1:30 timer 10 Minutes
Feet in Concrete is a throwing drill typically done as part of the Throwing Progression (a routine to follow while warming the arm up).  Depending on...Read More
notes Notes:
Keep feet still, twist at torso, good arm extension and follow through
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 1:30-1:45 timer 15 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
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3 Cones; Long toss, grounder, quick catch, football pass
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
2 Lines, 1 Coach
stopwatch 1:50-2:05 timer 15 Minutes
Field grounders, throw to first
Short Hop Gauntlet
stopwatch 2:05-2:20 timer 15 Minutes
Boys throw to each other. # of bounces
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch 2:20-2:35 timer 15 Minutes
Under hand to 1, reverse pivot to 2, side arm to 1, backhand to 2, throw to bucket at home
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Olympics – Baserunning stopwatch 2:40-2:50 timer 10 Minutes
Offered during the Olympics practice, the baserunning station involves up to five sprints for each athlete.  Armed with a stopwatch and a score sheet...Read More
notes Notes:
Home to 1st twice, Home to 2nd, Home to 3rd, Home to Home. Add times up.
Finish Trash Can Toss stopwatch 2:50-3:00 timer 10 Minutes
Trash Can Toss is primarily fun.  The coaching relevance to this drill is a "do or die" play from the outfield.  This means that the winning run is...Read More
notes Notes:
Throw to bucket from ss to home.

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
  •  "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)