Saturday(90) – OF&P

Team Name
FIS West Lower
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Early Activity Home Run Derby stopwatch 2:45-3:00 timer 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
notes Notes:
Hit toward giant wall in LF. Keep out of other team's way.
Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 stopwatch 3:00-3:10 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
notes Notes:
4 lines of 3. High Knees. Stress baseball movements. Kick Butts. Side shuffle (low like an infielder). Skipping (high like an outfielder). Back pedaling (1st runner keeps others safe). Sprints with base-running tip
Throwing Structured Catch Play stopwatch 3:10-3:18 timer 8 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:
On verbal command.
PLUNK THE PIRATE Saturday(90) – OF&P stopwatch 3:18-3:20 timer 2 Minutes
notes Notes:
Move Pete the Pirate in for last round of long throw. Everybody at same time. If you hit Pete parents clean up. If you don't kids clean up.
Quick Defense Ground Ball Quick Catch stopwatch 3:20-3:30 timer 10 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
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2 stations
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Mound Progression
stopwatch 3:35-3:45 timer 10 Minutes
3-4 kids throwing simultaneously in to net. Pete the Pirate supervises.
Waiter Tray Receiving
stopwatch 3:45-3:55 timer 10 Minutes
Outfield Approach
stopwatch 3:55-4:05 timer 10 Minutes
Start with stationary ball.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Home to First stopwatch 4:10-4:15 timer 5 Minutes
Home-to-First coaches the correct way to run through the first base bag.  As part of Baserunning or Conditioning, this drill can be run near the end...Read More
notes Notes:
Pete the Pirate on Chair 15 ft behind 1st. Kids kick dirt on him.
Baserunning Base Hit Turns stopwatch 4:15-4:20 timer 5 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
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Finish Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 4:20-4:25 timer 5 Minutes
Bucket Free Throws is a fun competition to finish practice with.  It is, as it sounds, the simple challenge of making a baseball into a bucket.  Just...Read More
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Set up at home plate.