Practice Plan #4
Practice Plan #4
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 3:45 (BELOW GOLD)
EARLY ACTIVITY Home Run Derby 3:45-4:00 15 Minutes
A fun Hitting Station or Early Activity Drill, Home Run Derby brings out coach's inner Chris Berman - back, back, back, back... GONE! Designed to be...Read More
Set up near the fence & consider using tee.
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Backyard Clean Up 4:00-4:10 10 Minutes
Backyard Clean up is an activity run during the 15-minute window before practice. As it is completely centered on fun, Backyard Clean Up could fill any...Read More
Get your smile muscles loose
THROW Hula Hoop Throwing 4:10-4:20 10 Minutes
Hula Hoop Throwing is a drill designed to work on basic throwing mechanics. Highlights include stepping with the opposite foot and utilizing a proper...Read More
Cones guide the steps of the feet ("Ankle Eye")
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Infield #2 (Training)
4:20-4:32 12 Minutes
Review broken movements. R & L become POP!
Four Corner Receiving
4:32-4:45 13 Minutes
Challenge with pace, distance, unpredictability.
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Sliding 4:50-5:00 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
Figure Four technique: Hands up, foot tucked behind opposite knee.
MENTAL / FINISH Ground Ball Competition 5:00-5:05 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Competition is a fun infield drill designed to for repetitions and competition. The desired instruction or execution requirements can be enforced...Read More
Two teams compete for points.
"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.