Sharks 3/25 Practice #2

Team Name
Start Time
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 5:45-6:00 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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1-4 athletes = 1 hitter / 5-7 athletes = 2 hitters / 8+ athletes = 3 hitters
PLAYING CATCH Feet In Concrete stopwatch 6:00-6:15 timer 15 Minutes
Feet in Concrete is a throwing drill typically done as part of the Throwing Progression (a routine to follow while warming the arm up).  Depending on...Read More
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Half time do the "feet in concrete": focus on cobra, reach, shield tap; coaches with balls, refill players instead of them chasing balls
WARM UP OBSTACLE RACE Obstacle Course stopwatch 6:15-6:25 timer 10 Minutes
Obstacle Course is a Warm Up drill is designed for fun.  Run this early in the season to help break the ice and get kids to loosen up and smile.  The...Read More
notes Notes:
Obstacle (2 teams) Quick Feet Ladder (2 ladders)- one to 1st base (team 1), one to 3rd base (team 2); Bat Forehead Spin (3 times), then long toss ball to outfield; Shuffle feet back to home plate - its a race to see which team finished 1st (Break the ice, build relationships, draw out smiles!)
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Box Drills
stopwatch 6:25-6:37 timer 12 Minutes
Box Drills - catch & throw (L&R); underhand flip (L&R);
How To Coach: Hitting #2
stopwatch 6:37-6:49 timer 12 Minutes
Ground Ball Quick Catch
stopwatch 6:49-7:01 timer 12 Minutes
Base Hit Turns stopwatch 7:01-7:16 timer 15 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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LIVE BATTING Live BP stopwatch 7:16-7:36 timer 20 Minutes
Live BP is a catch-all drill for "batting practice."  For Dugout Captain practice plans, this drill can mean using a different device (tee, soft toss,...Read More
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1 at bat per player - count balls / strikes and run on 1st hit; rotate each of 3 groups - 1 group at time ready to hit in dugout

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

– Derek Jeter, NY Yankees ('95-'14)


  •  Working hard is a habit, and habits must be earned. DECIDE to work hard daily!
  •  Find a way. Won’t always feel like working hard. Compete, challenge another, grind.
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