EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Treasure Map Challenge - 15 Minutes
The Treasure Map Challenge is a great way to introduce the baseball field, positions, and names to your players. Use the concept of a treasure map to peak...Read More
(See end of practice) Show maps, teach positions, as kids get familiar with maps.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 04:00 PM (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up - 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
Practice moving in lines (one at a time, on coach's verbal). Involve baseball movements (pitcher motion, catcher stance, infielder fielding)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
WATER BREAK (5min)
"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?