Padres #5 – 2/15/18
FV Sports Park #8
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby 4:45-5:00 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE! Designed to be...Read More
Set up near the fence & consider using tee.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Positions and Movements 5:00-5:10 10 Minutes
Positions and Movements is a beginning drill to introduce young ballplayers to the positions... and movements... of this wonderful game. Like a game...Read More
Teach the field and positions - Catcher squats, pitcher, infield, outfield (cones at positions)
GROUND BALLS Ground Ball Put Outs 5:10-5:25 15 Minutes
Ground Ball Put Outs brings into play the novel concept of recording OUTS! At some point, athletes need to be taught how to execute force plays and tag...Read More
Two groups: SS & 2B, making throws to throw net (POP! Footwork)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
5:25-5:37 12 Minutes
Machine + Defense
BP Reps: Soft Toss
5:37-5:50 13 Minutes
Challenge with pace, distance, unpredictability.
Heavy Ball Hitting
5:50-6:05 15 Minutes
Tee work + Heavy ball on 5th swing
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Touch ‘Em All 6:10-6:20 10 Minutes
Touch 'em All is an introductory baserunning drill designed to promote field awareness and familiarity with the bases. Run early in the season for beginning...Read More
Base Hit turns followed by, Touch 'Em All
MENTAL / FINISH Life Lesson Discussion 6:20-6:25 5 Minutes
Life Lesson discussions provide the opportunity to briefly talk about the characteristics of a champion. Use the Dugout Captain suggestions for each...Read More
Let's talk about the game
"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."
– John Maxwell, Author
- Win with class, lose with pride. Either way, have a good time!
- Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.
- Beat your opponent in such a way that he wants to compete with you again.