Practice 7

Team Name
Blue Jays
Location
Katy Junior High
Date
03/22/2018
Start Time
5:30
End Time
6:35
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:30 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:30 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Fastest Man Standing stopwatch 5:30-5:35 timer 5 Minutes
Fastest Man Standing (FMS) involves a combination of sprint work and competition.  The sprint variations help to hold the focus of athletes and shift...Read More
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THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 5:35-5:45 timer 10 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill.  It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
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SCRIMMAGE Scrimmage stopwatch 5:45-6:15 timer 30 Minutes
A scrimmage is a time for kids to put the hard work into action, and experience the pressure of competition.  Simulate game play by splitting into groups...Read More
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Blue Vs Red
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 6:20-6:30 timer 10 Minutes
A Base Hit Turn is the action taken by a baserunner while rounding first after a base hit.  The ball has reached the outfield safely, which means the...Read More
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Review Home-to-First, then on to Base-Hit-Turns
FINISH Life Lesson Discussion stopwatch 6:30-6:35 timer 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
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BODY LANGUAGE - Consider Dan Keller's 3 rules. No: whining, complaining, excuses

"The image that a player projects through his actions, gestures, and posture during competition."

– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)

BODY LANGUAGE

  •  Fake it, until you make it
  •  Lead by example, your teammates will follow
  •  What are your team’s rules? (Suggestions: Head up, shoulders back, tall and proud)