Practice #2

Team Name
Mead Panthers
Prairie View
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 4:45-5:00 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Circle is an Early Activity drill that can be run during the 15-minutes prior to practice start time.  It can also be ran as a pre-game drill...Read More
notes Notes:
Second time running the drill, how many athletes show up early?!?
WARM UP Leads & Breaks stopwatch 5:00-5:10 timer 10 Minutes
Leads & Breaks is run either at the beginning (Early Baserunning) or end of practice (Baserunning).  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff...Read More
notes Notes:
left foot step, right foot turn and face, connect-step, connect-step
THROWING Long Toss – Time & Distance stopwatch 5:10-5:20 timer 10 Minutes
Many coach's believe that throwing is the most important drill in practice.  Why then, would catch play be cut short or rushed through?  Dugout Captain...Read More
notes Notes:
start with feet in concrete drill, transition to long toss
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch 5:20-5:35 timer 15 Minutes
start going to the right (underhand flip, reverse pivot, side arm dart, backhand flip, finish with a DP turn into catch net)
Outfield Approach
stopwatch 5:35-5:50 timer 15 Minutes
Approach live ball, glove hand outside foot throw to relay man who pivots and turns with throw to bag man who swipes the tag
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How To Coach: Hitting #1
stopwatch 5:50-6:05 timer 15 Minutes
stand with feet together (stretch the elastic) and take the stride step forward on the ball of the front foot (60% / 40 %) while loading the hands back. most athletic position and push on player to verify they in a strong athletic position. swing!
How to Coach: Pitching #1
stopwatch 6:05-6:20 timer 15 Minutes
hands, feet, eyes (on target), h stance, pause, deliver. front foot lands straight ahead, back foot pivoted, glove hand up to protect the body, throwing hand like a sword straight down
Base Hit Turns
stopwatch 6:20-6:30 timer 10 Minutes
round the base, front corner of the base, aggressive turn around the base, breakdown and return to the base, then do a sprint to second after everyone goes through once
  WATER BREAK (5min)  

"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.