Practice 02/28

Team Name
Red Sox Spring 2020
Location
CMALL
Date
02/28/2020
Start Time
4:00
End Time
5:55
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 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
notes Notes:
Sammy Sosa & Mark McGwire - shrink the yard and inflate HR #'s
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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
notes Notes:
25%, 50%, Side Shuffle, Butt Kickers, High Knees, walking lunges, sprints
EARLY BASERUNNING Change of Direction stopwatch 4:10-4:15 timer 5 Minutes
Change of Direction is an Early Baserunning drill working athleticism.  Execute these movements to finish up the warm up and get heart rates up.  While...Read More
notes Notes:
Middle cone, back to front cone, sprint through far cone.
WIFFLE DODGEBALL Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 4:15-4:35 timer 20 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
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THEN STATIONS
Showtime Dugout Four Corner Receiving stopwatch 4:35-4:40 timer 5 Minutes
Four-Corner Receiving is a drill to work on catching the baseball (basic receiving for beginning baseball players).  It is easy to execute, safe for beginning...Read More
notes Notes:
Showtime Dugout Setup Gloves in the glove pile Bats and helmets lined up outside of the dugout Bags up against the fence inside the dugout Shirts tucked in - because that's what a ballplayer does!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Olympics – Outfield
stopwatch 4:45-5:00 timer 15 Minutes
3 FLY BALLS: LEFT / RIGHT / AT 'EM 4 POINTS AVAIL: FOOTWORK / EFFORT / CATCH / THROW TWO TIMES THROUGH LINE
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch 5:00-5:15 timer 15 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Olympics – Infield
stopwatch 5:20-5:35 timer 15 Minutes
Long Toss Competition
stopwatch 5:35-5:50 timer 15 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  

"Confidence comes from being prepared."

– John Wooden

SELF CONFIDENCE

  •  Confidence is earned: Hard work = Improved skill = Confidence
  •  Team Culture - Expect to Win vs. Not to Lose
  •  Look the Part - Posture, Body Language, Self-Talk