Practice #3 (3/12)

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Practice #3 (3/12)
Nolensville Field #1
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Early Activity Practice #3 (3/12) stopwatch 5:20-5:30 timer 10 Minutes
notes Notes:
Set up cones, fly ball machine
Warm Up (Running) Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 5:30-5:40 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:
Split in half, drop gloves start/finish: 1) Jog 25/50; 2) bottom kickers; 3) high knees; 4) walking lunge; 5) back pedal; 6) sprint 75/100
Warm Up (Roll, Toss, Throw)) Practice #3 (3/12) stopwatch 5:40-5:50 timer 10 Minutes
notes Notes:
Partner up: 1) Roll grounders (field w/ triangle); 2) Underhand toss; 3) Knee throws (throwing side knee down, rotate body when throw); 4) Stand-up throws (competition - step back)
Throwing (Around the Horn) Practice #3 (3/12) stopwatch 5:50-6:04 timer 14 Minutes
notes Notes:
3 teams. Start at home, go to 3B, and so on (use cones 1st couple of times). Practice 1st, then time each team to see who can get around fastest (have to make a tag on ghost runner when catch it).
Throwing (20/20) Practice #3 (3/12) stopwatch 6:04-6:05 timer 1 Minutes
notes Notes:
3B to 2B and back (equal lines behind each base, throw, then run to the other base [out of the way] to end of line. 3 bad throws or drops before you're out. try to get 20 throws. (1st time - see who can stay in game longest)
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Fundamentals: Fly Balls
stopwatch 6:10-6:15 timer 5 Minutes
Olympics – Outfield
stopwatch 6:15-6:20 timer 5 Minutes
Outfield Approach
stopwatch 6:20-6:25 timer 5 Minutes
Four Corner Receiving
stopwatch 6:25-6:30 timer 5 Minutes
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 6:30-6:35 timer 5 Minutes
Wiffle Circle
stopwatch 6:35-6:40 timer 5 Minutes
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 6:40-6:45 timer 5 Minutes
Olympics – Hitting
stopwatch 6:45-6:50 timer 5 Minutes
Water Balloon BP
stopwatch 6:50-7:05 timer 15 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Running to First Home to First stopwatch 7:10-7:20 timer 10 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
notes Notes:
Remember to look right after running through bag (go 2B on overthrow)
Stealing Airplane Take Offs stopwatch 7:20-7:25 timer 5 Minutes
Airplane Take Offs is a simple Early Baserunning drill to teach young players an athletic first step movement.  While categorized under the title of...Read More
notes Notes:
Combine w/ leads and steals below
Leads and Steals Leads & Breaks stopwatch 7:25-7:30 timer 5 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:
Always take a lead when not stealing
Practice #3 (3/12) stopwatch 7:30-7:45 timer 15 Minutes
notes Notes:
Grand Prize Game! Soft toss into buckets
Finish Work Hard / Life Lesson stopwatch 7:45-7:50 timer 5 Minutes
Work Hard It’s Hard Work to Work Hard There are many quotes, cliches, and stereotypes associated with hard work. With my Dad being from the Midwest and...Read More
notes Notes:
1) What part of softball do you think is most fun? 2) what is your fav drill and why? 3) share fun story about a great practice or something cool from one of our games; 4) involve one new fun prop each week (hula hoop, water balloons, etc.)