Saturday #4

Team Name
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 12:15-12:30 timer 15 Minutes
Ground Ball Reps - No Throw + Flip is an infield drill used during Station Instruction or as an Early Activity.  One coach can easily entertain an entire...Read More
notes Notes:
Double play turns start NEXT practice - have fun introducing an underhand flip.
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #1 stopwatch 12:30-12:40 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:
Suggestions for 10U warm up exercises.
EARLY BASERUNNING Leads & Breaks stopwatch 12:40-12:45 timer 5 Minutes
Leads & Breaks is run either at the beginning (Early Baserunning) or end of practice (Baserunning).  It involves sprint work infused with leadoff...Read More
notes Notes:
Review LAST practice's Leadoff Fundamentals... plus 6-8 sprints.
THROWING Catch & Pop stopwatch 12:45-12:55 timer 10 Minutes
Catch & Pop is a Quick Defense drill to drill the athletic movement of an infielder catching and getting rid of the ball. This movement is used all...Read More
notes Notes:
Start with Structured Catch Play, finish with Catch & Pop.
QUICK DEFENSE Ground Ball Quick Catch stopwatch 12:55-13:00 timer 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Quick Catch is a simple and effective drill to run during Quick Defense.  It helps to develop basic hands and feet baseball-athleticism and...Read More
notes Notes:
Ground ball, quick catch, ground ball, quick catch... rotate.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Rundown FlyBy’s
stopwatch 13:05-13:20 timer 15 Minutes
Show ball, est lane, go hard, toss dart... football pattern.
Fundamentals: Cuts and Relays
stopwatch 13:20-13:35 timer 15 Minutes
Big X, be vocal, turn gloveside.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
3 Step Hitting
stopwatch 13:40-13:55 timer 15 Minutes
Quiet the feet - one step ONLY.
Sac Bunt Competition
stopwatch 13:55-14:10 timer 15 Minutes
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch 14:15-14:25 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
notes Notes:
Teach the Figure 4: Both hands up and foot tucked behind opposite knee.
FINISH Trash Can Toss stopwatch 14:25-14:30 timer 5 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
notes Notes:
Alternate GB's to two teams. First to 5 points is winner. Pick 'em and play again.

"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.