Indoor Practice 11/15/18

Team Name
Colorado Bighorns 8U
Dynamic Sports
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Throwing Two Spot Receiving stopwatch 5:16-5:23 timer 7 Minutes
Two-Spot Receiving is a drill for athletes learning how to receive the baseball.  The belt is the deciding line, determining whether an athlete will catch...Read More
notes Notes:
Complete while other players are hitting; underhand flip back to coach; focus on 2 hands receiving with hands "out in front", quick transition of ball to hand
Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:23-5:30 timer 7 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
notes Notes:
Complete while other players are receiving
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 5:30-5:40 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 x2, Tagging Up x 2
One Knee Catch stopwatch 5:40-5:45 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). End with competition of first to 10 in a row
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:45-5:55 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), transition to catch/receive freely ending with competition of first to 10 in a row
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 5:55-6:00 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:
3 groups of 4. Three cones equal distance apart (10-12 ft) along a line with coach at the end. (Long catch, grounder w/ running dart throw, quick catch, flip, pop up)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Team D – Bunt Defense
stopwatch 6:00-6:25 timer 25 Minutes
Incorporate during Ground Ball Put Outs
Ground Ball Put Outs
stopwatch 6:25-6:50 timer 25 Minutes
Baseball diamond is set up. 5 players take the field (P, 3rd, SS, 2nd, 1st), remaining players are baserunners. Infield focuses on appropriate base put outs, situational outs (0,1,2)
Bag Man & Relay Man
stopwatch 6:50-7:10 timer 20 Minutes
Focus on Middle Infield communication and positions during Relay/Cutoffs.
Ground Ball Competition
stopwatch 7:10-7:25 timer 15 Minutes
Final Drill. Two Lines with one Catch net. First team to 5 wins; must execute proper Right Left Ready, Fielding Triangle, POP Shuffle Shuffle, Throw into catch net. 2 coaches will score
Fastest Man Standing
stopwatch 7:25-7:30 timer 5 Minutes