EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 4:00-4:05 5 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
Changing Directions: 3 Cones. Start in middle. Facing Football Field, foot touching cone. Explode off your legs. MUST TOUCH CONE. Then finish to last cone. Sprinting full speed.
Throwing No Partner Throwing #3 4:05-4:15 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
Teach about the arm action. Focus 2 minutes on that. 1) Point to chest (Glove). 2) Apple-tease the hobbit-Feed the Giant (Break this down and teach for a few minutes). 3) Review Legs. Slow then no stopping.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Hula Hoop Throwing
4:15-4:20 5 Minutes
Repeat drill in steps-multiple times. 1) Feet Planted throw. 2) Ankle eye Step 3) (all together) Left-Right-Left for momentum.
Two Spot Receiving
4:20-4:25 5 Minutes
Review Thumbs together up, pinkies down.
3 Step Hitting
4:25-4:30 5 Minutes
Red cone (Front Foot Stride). White Cone (Front foot Start). Blue cone (back foot/pivot)
4:30-4:35 5 Minutes
Coach Pitch With Wiffle Balls. Home Plate, three cones for fielders, pick up
4:35-4:45 10 Minutes
Ground Ball form review. step and throw to coach.
WATER BREAK (5min)