EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 19:15 (BELOW GOLD)
Early Activity Wiffle Cricket 19:15-19:30 15 Minutes
Wiffle Cricket is a drill used primarily as an Early Activity. It involves only wiffle balls, so no athletes are throwing before being warm, and can...Read More
Three highest point leaders lead Warm-Up lines.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 19:30 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 12U #2 19:30-19:40 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
Structure and familiarity should decrease time spent at Warm Up.
Throw Quick Catch Competition 19:40-19:50 10 Minutes
Quick Catch Competition is an execution drill to finish the throwing segment. It helps to train throwing accuracy, baseball athleticism (hands working...Read More
Structured-Catch-Play followed by Long-Toss-Competition.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Double Play Feeds 2B
19:50-20:02 12 Minutes
Goal = 25+ gb's per athlete.
Side-to-Side Bucket Fly Balls
20:02-20:15 13 Minutes
Fly Ball Reps + Communication
WATER BREAK (5min)
Baserunning Fundamentals: Sliding 20:45-20:55 10 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide. Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
Mental / Finish Life Lesson Discussion 20:55-21:00 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
NO FEAR - PLAY FREE!
"Missed more than 9000 shots. 26 potential game-winners. Lost 300 games. “Failed” over and over. THAT is why I succeed!"
– Michael Jordan
NO FEAR (of failure)
- Play free! Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
- Learn from your mistakes (embrace them, don't endorse them)
- Grow, grow, grow - Always learn, always improve, always push ahead.