March 24 – D.Backs – Play Ball!
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 10:45 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 11:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up 11:00-11:10 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine. Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs. Best way to explain using common...Read More
Explain principles of movement-based workouts. Take time to TEACH movements.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns 11:50-12:00 10 Minutes
A Base Hit Turn is the action taken by a baserunner while rounding first after a base hit. The ball has reached the outfield safely, which means the...Read More
First review Home-to-First. Then, use cones to force the banana curve. Encourage aggressive turn.
"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?