March 20 — 90 Minute Practice

Team Name
March 20 — 90 Minute Practice
Pan Pacific Field 3
Start Time
End Time
Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:30-5:45 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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Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch 5:45-5:55 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); side shuffle;butt kickers,highness, lunges,back, 2sprin
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:55-6:10 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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6 throwers/6 catchers - pop; chest; throw
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 6:10-6:15 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
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Ground ball, quick catch, football throw over head
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 6:20-6:35 timer 15 Minutes
3 cones, one at front of tee, one at back and one a tad behind
Fundamentals: Ground Balls
stopwatch 6:35-6:50 timer 15 Minutes
right foot, left, shuffle, throw; lay out a line cone and a field space cone
Olympics – Outfield
stopwatch 6:50-7:05 timer 15 Minutes
5 cones, three throws,right, left, right at them.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Home to First stopwatch 7:10-7:20 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
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2 cones 12-15ft past 1st. coach there will tell them to break down and look right where he's standing: can add overthrow or big hit
Finish March 20 — 90 Minute Practice stopwatch 7:20-7:25 timer 5 Minutes
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Conversation about being part of a team

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."

– Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)


  •  The road to athletic greatness is not marked by perfection, but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure
  •  Tough times never last, but tough people do
  •  What are we determined to do as a team?