Giants – 90 Minutes Offense with Team Defense Plan #2

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Giants – 90 Minutes Offense with Team Defense Plan #2
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Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 4:45-5:00 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
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Set up a 6 cones - Have stack of cones for more players as they arrive
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 5:00-5:10 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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Set up 3 cones (4-5 sets at 5-7 Yards apart) Jog - 25% & 50% Shuffle Steps, Butt Kicks, High Knees, Walking Lunges, Sprints 75% & 100%
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:10-5:25 timer 15 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
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1-2 Min Intervals depending on distance- 1 Coach (Grab extra balls for overthrows) for every 2-3 sets of partners (instructing)
How to Coach: Pitching LIVE stopwatch 5:25-5:30 timer 5 Minutes
This video is a live example of the DC drill How to Coach - Pitching #1 in action.  For more information, see that drill listing.  Coach Dan Keller...Read More
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Partner Catch (20-25 pitches each) Stance: Feet, Hands, Eyes. Balance: Rock back Leg lift knee lines up with standing knee (3 secs)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
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Coach Hits Fungo to LF -> throw through SS (cut off) to 3B (Pitcher moves to backs up 3B) ->throw to C -> throw to 2B-> throws to 1B -> Back to Coach or drop in Bucket. Rotate after
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 6:00-6:10 timer 10 Minutes
2 Bownets 2 Tees (1 set inside and 1 set outside plate) (Switch hitters after 7-10 Balls)
Field Goal Hitting
stopwatch 6:10-6:20 timer 10 Minutes
Soft Toss (7-10 Balls) Set up cones on either side of 2B to hit through
Kid Pitch (foam ball/wiffle ball) 1 Hitting (7-10 Balls) 1 Catching - 1-2 Shagging with Helmets & Gloves on (Rotate)

"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?