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Randy’s Barber Shop
Veteran's Park
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Early Activity Wiffle Circle stopwatch 6:45-7:00 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
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Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch 7:00-7:10 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
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Run 25 / 50 / 75 / 75% Side Shuffle R / L (out & back) Butt Kickers (lots of reps, hamstrings) High Knees (lots of reps, up not out) Walking Lunges Backpedal (1st person catches next group) SPRINT 2x 100% (blast first 4 steps)
WARM UP Basketball Lines stopwatch 7:10-7:16 timer 6 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
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- 1x through, MUST touch cone or DQ'd - Relay!
Secondary Breaks stopwatch 7:16-7:24 timer 8 Minutes
Secondary Breaks allow baserunners to practice secondary movements and also what will become the delay-steal.  They are to be run during Early Baserunning...Read More
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- reinforce leadoff, 2ndary lead - shuffle-shuffle-read -> shuffle-shuffle go - 1st and 3rd steal sign/play? - stealing from 3rd, disguise
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Soft Toss
stopwatch 7:29-7:39 timer 10 Minutes
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 7:39-7:49 timer 10 Minutes
- x balls per kid, others catching them - break points: 0. stance 1. stride & load 2. swing 3. hold finish - cones set up at corners of plate
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 7:49-7:59 timer 10 Minutes
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 7:59-8:09 timer 10 Minutes
- kneel and front toss - hitter, on-deck, shaggers
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Leads & Breaks – Catcher Throws stopwatch 8:14-8:24 timer 10 Minutes
Leads & Breaks - Catcher Throws is run at the end of practice during the Baserunning segment.  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff fundamentals,...Read More
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- 3 stealing runners (2 cones) - break on the pitcher’s leg lift - 2B and catcher live - 5 count hold
Mental / Finish Trash Can Toss stopwatch 8:24-8:34 timer 10 Minutes
Trash Can Toss is primarily fun.  The coaching relevance to this drill is a "do or die" play from the outfield.  This means that the winning run is...Read More
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- players in CF, cones 15-20 ft back from infield - fungo to players who rush up run through ball, field and throw Home (trash can) - if no one's hitting can, hit shorter and players rush up - get focus off winner and to what we learned; What did we learn? Youtube: MLB delayed steals

"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?