Sharks 3/25 Practice #2
EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 5:45 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 6:00 (BELOW BLACK)
PLAYING CATCH Feet In Concrete 6:00-6:15 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
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 6:15-6:25 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
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)
LIVE BATTING Live BP 7:16-7:36 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
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.
- "Practice is what you make of it,” Raul Ibanez (1996-2014)