Pre-Tourney 3

Team Name
Randy’s Barber Shop
Veteran's Park
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 6:15-6:30 timer 15 Minutes
Wiffle Circle is an Early Activity drill that can be run during the 15-minutes prior to practice start time.  It can also be ran as a pre-game drill...Read More
notes Notes:
Second time running the drill, how many athletes show up early?!?
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch 6:30-6:40 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:
Get a sweat!
Basketball Lines stopwatch 6:40-6:45 timer 5 Minutes
Basketball Lines - Rekindle your inner hoops player and get "on the line."  A simple change-of-direction move to train agility and condition athletes....Read More
notes Notes:
couple times thru, do a relay
Structured Catch Play stopwatch 6:45-6:50 timer 5 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
notes Notes:
basic catching warmup, progress further away
Long Toss Competition stopwatch 6:50-6:55 timer 5 Minutes
Long Toss Competition is a fun throwing competition to run at the end of a throwing segment.  Teach, then throw, finish by competing.  This helps to...Read More
notes Notes:
quick comp.
THROWING Quick Catch Competition stopwatch 6:55-7:00 timer 5 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
notes Notes:
Structured-Catch-Play followed by Catch-&-Pop execution (partners).
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Dueling Fungos
stopwatch 7:05-7:17 timer 12 Minutes
throw to net short of 1b?
Side-to-Side Bucket Fly Balls
stopwatch 7:17-7:30 timer 13 Minutes
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Team D – 1st & 3rd Defense
stopwatch 7:30-7:45 timer 15 Minutes
(Or whatever types of D)
Pickoffs – 1B (RHP)
stopwatch 7:45-7:45 timer 0 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
MENTAL / FINISH Scrimmage stopwatch 7:50-8:20 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
notes Notes:
Also end w/ knockout
notes Notes:
no phone use in dugout; 1 pitch at a time; let bad plays go;

"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.