Indoor Practice 10/6/18

Team Name
Colorado Bighorns 8U
Dynamic Sports
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Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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
notes Notes:
jog 50% x2, sprint 75%, side shuffle, butt kickers, high knees, backpedal, Stealing x 2, Secondary and read drill (watch video below)
Throwing One Knee Catch stopwatch 4:10-4:15 timer 5 Minutes
One Knee Catch 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:
Balanced position, 4 seam grip, finish with glove hand as shield, throwing hand across glove side knee, receive the ball two hands (thumbs)
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 4:15-4:25 timer 10 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
notes Notes:
Pop, Chest, Throw (each step with commands from coach),
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 4:25-4:30 timer 5 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
notes Notes:
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
2 Lines, 1 Coach
stopwatch 4:30-4:40 timer 10 Minutes
Station #1 Begin with Fielding triangle, pop, shuffle throw to catch net. Competition at end; First player with 5 consecutive throws in the catch net (rest do 5 push ups)
Waiter Tray Receiving
stopwatch 4:40-4:45 timer 5 Minutes
Station #2 complete prior to "Dropstep, crossover, GO" drill.
Dropstep, Crossover, Go
stopwatch 4:45-4:50 timer 5 Minutes
Station #2 break down movements first (drop step, crossover, go catch the ball). Then work on blending movements together
Two Spot Receiving
stopwatch 4:50-4:55 timer 5 Minutes
Station #3 Complete together with " 4 corner receiving". Do this drill first
Four Corner Receiving
stopwatch 4:55-5:00 timer 5 Minutes
Station #3 Complete together with "Two Spot Receiving"
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How To Coach: Hitting #2
stopwatch 5:00-5:10 timer 10 Minutes
First 10 min prior to stations. Facilitate with whole group. Tee work with 3 cones for stance/stride. begin each swing bat at center of chest then load hands in "load position" or strongest punching position. No instruction on actual swing, but focus on balanced Start/ finish
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 5:10-5:23 timer 13 Minutes
Station #1 3 cones to encourage stance/stride. Focus on timing of "stride, load, swing" reinforcing balance stance/finish and load position
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 5:23-5:36 timer 13 Minutes
Station #2 3 cones to encourage stance/stride. Focus on timing of "stride, load, swing" reinforcing balance stance/finish and load position
Fundamentals: Bunting
stopwatch 5:36-5:49 timer 13 Minutes
Station #3 Set up players in a line with 1 coach throwing pitches. Focus on back foot pivot/ knees facing picture, turtle pinch and bat angle position
Secondary & Read
stopwatch 5:49-5:49 timer 0 Minutes
Due as last drill during Dynamic Warm Up
Fastest Man Standing
stopwatch 5:49-6:00 timer 11 Minutes
Final Drill