Rattlers Practice #2
College Park Elementary
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 4:00 (BELOW BLACK)
WARM UP Fundamentals: Dynamic Warm Up 4:00-4:10 10 Minutes
The Dynamic Warm Up is today's warm up routine. Gone are the days of standing in a circle and yanking on arms and legs. Best way to explain using common...Read More
Explain principles of movement-based workouts. Take time to TEACH movements.
THROW No Partner Throwing #2 4:10-4:20 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
First 5 work on position to throw. Feet. Hands. Eyes. Giant X. Rock and Fire. Other 5 are working on no glove catch.
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
How to Coach: Infield #1 (Training)
4:20-4:30 10 Minutes
Ball in glove; from fielding triangle; all MUST execute footwork!
How To Coach: Hitting #1
4:30-4:40 10 Minutes
TEACH - start with legs.
WATER BREAK (5min)
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns 4:45-4:55 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
Review all four bases. Then work on home to first running through the base. End with each kid taking a swing off the tee and running to first.
"Goal Example: Hit .400 this season. Goals earn us two big things: 1) Achievement; and, 2) Personal Development"
– Dan Keller (Dugout Captain)
- Achievement: ego, game ball, all-star team (stuff easily forgotten)
- Development: Physical (improved swing, more power, better eye) + Character (work ethic, persistence, adversity)
- Setting goals is a skill, skills take practice. We start today: What are OUR team goals?