Spiders Practice 8

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Spiders Practice 8
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EARLY ACTIVITY Dueling Fungos stopwatch 3:45-4:00 timer 15 Minutes
Dueling Fungos is an Infield drill designed to maximize ground ball repetitions in a short amount of time.  The name implies rapid fire ground balls...Read More
notes Notes:
No throws - Infielders to make ball piles behind positions.
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 10U #2 stopwatch 4:00-4:10 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:
10U appropriate movements suggested.
EARLY BASERUNNING Change of Direction stopwatch 4:10-4:15 timer 5 Minutes
Change of Direction is an Early Baserunning drill working athleticism.  Execute these movements to finish up the warm up and get heart rates up.  While...Read More
notes Notes:
Start middle cone, sprint back to first cone, run through far cone.
THROWING Throwing Progression stopwatch 4:15-4:25 timer 10 Minutes
Throwing Progression is a series of three drills: Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, and Feet in Concrete.  All three are supported in the DC Library with...Read More
notes Notes:
Two Knee Catch, One Knee Catch, Feet in Concrete followed by catch play.
QUICK DEFENSE Four Corner Receiving stopwatch 4:25-4:30 timer 5 Minutes
Four-Corner Receiving is a drill to work on catching the baseball (basic receiving for beginning baseball players).  It is easy to execute, safe for beginning...Read More
notes Notes:
Finish with ball in both hands. Swing arms back but only toss one - they LOVE it.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch 4:35-4:55 timer 20 Minutes
Can you create three swinging stations?
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
stopwatch 5:00-5:40 timer 40 Minutes
Athlete pitch, coach steps in with 4 balls.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Leads & Breaks stopwatch 5:45-5:55 timer 10 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:
Leads & Breaks followed by Sprint Work Variations.
FINISH Wiffle Dodgeball stopwatch 5:55-6:00 timer 5 Minutes
Wiffle Dodgeball is a wacky-fun drill.  There's some speed/agility value, but beyond that... we're having fun here.  With a keen eye placed on athlete-safety,...Read More
notes Notes:
A little bit of pay back for coach...
PITCH & CATCH How To Coach: Pitching #3 stopwatch 6:00-6:00 timer 0 Minutes
How to Coach: Pitching #3 is the third lesson in Dugout Captain's series designed to teach pitching.  The focus on this segment is on Position #2 / POWER....Read More
notes Notes:
How-to-Coach P #3: Loaded, POWER position // 28-pitch bullpens

"If you want to be better, then give a better effort, have a better plan and choose a better attitude!"

– Seth M. Quealy (mental coach)


  •  Attitude and effort are two areas that never have slumps
  •  A great attitude naturally brings forth great effort
  •  Have fun. Be happy. Play hard