5U #6

Team Name
5U #6
Start Time
05:00 PM
End Time
06:30 PM
WARM UP Base Hit Turns stopwatch - timer 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
notes Notes:
Baserunning Review // Also, TAKE THE FIELD W/ POSITIONS
THROWING No Partner Throwing #2 stopwatch - timer 10 Minutes
No Partner Throwing is designed for the youngest players and run early in the season.  The set up and structure allow for safety as athletes will throw...Read More
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Focus on the feet: Lean back with front shoe in air to force a step with glove-side foot.
QUICK DEFENSE Buffet Drill stopwatch - timer 10 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:
Shuffle & throw, GB toss, Quick Catch toss... (each athlete keeps a ball)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Tag Plays
stopwatch - timer 12 Minutes
Field & step on base (3 lines)
Ground Ball Put Outs
stopwatch - timer 13 Minutes
GB + Toss to Coach: Ticking Time Bomb theme to get rid of ball! (3 lines)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Heavy Ball Hitting
stopwatch - timer 7 Minutes
TEE: Four regular swings, heavy ball on fifth swing. Distance competition (SWING HARD!!!)
Live BP
stopwatch - timer 8 Minutes
Multi Station: Machine Reps
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch - timer 7 Minutes
Front Toss to teach anticipation
Two Spot Receiving
stopwatch - timer 8 Minutes
Mix It Up Receiving - Over head, below belt, ground ball, tennis ball
FINISH Bucket Free Throws stopwatch - timer 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with.  It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket.  Just...Read More
notes Notes:
Let's shoot for baseball cards!

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