Indoor Practice 11/20/18

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:
Facilitate 15 mins prior to start of practice for those who show up early
Four Corner Receiving stopwatch 5:23-5:30 timer 7 Minutes
Four-Corner Receiving is a drill to work on catching the baseball (basic receiving for beginning baseball players).  It is easy to execute, safe for beginning...Read More
notes Notes:
Facilitate 15 mins prior to start of practice for those who show up early
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 x2
Throwing 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)
Dropstep, Crossover, Go
stopwatch 6:00-6:15 timer 15 Minutes
Focus on drop step, then read pop fly. Crossover go if ball is hit beyond player.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
stopwatch 6:15-7:15 timer 60 Minutes
Scrimmage using "soft" baseball. Divide into 2 teams. Coach Pitch with base coaches.
Fastest Man Standing
stopwatch 7:15-7:30 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