SUNDAY 3/12/17

Team Name
SUNDAY 3/12/17
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
Dyn Warm Up 12U #1 stopwatch 3:30-3:45 timer 15 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
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Early Activity Ground Ball Reps – No Throw and Flip stopwatch 3:45-4:00 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
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New double play feed as "shot" each game.
Early Baserunning Leads & Breaks stopwatch 4:00-4:05 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
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Throw Quick Catch Competition stopwatch 4:05-4:15 timer 10 Minutes
Quick Catch Competition is an execution drill to finish the throwing segment.  It helps to train throwing accuracy, baseball athleticism (hands working...Read More
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Competition Day: Long Toss Comp followed by Quick Catch Comp
Quick Defense Buffet Drill stopwatch 4:15-4:20 timer 5 Minutes
The Buffet Drill is most effectively run as a Quick Defense drill and combines four movements of baseball athleticism into a fun, quick activity.  Run...Read More
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1. Shuffle & Throw / 2. Ground Ball / 3. Quick Catch / 4. Touchdown!!!
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Steal Coverage
stopwatch 4:25-4:40 timer 15 Minutes
Teach who covers & why.
Five Feeds Drill
stopwatch 4:40-4:55 timer 15 Minutes
Make cone-triangle big enough to allow live athlete to toss.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
BP Reps: Front Toss
stopwatch 5:00-5:15 timer 15 Minutes
Swings, swings, swings.
BP Reps: Wiffle Ball
stopwatch 5:15-5:30 timer 15 Minutes
Come up with a competition.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Baserunning Fastest Man Standing stopwatch 5:35-5:45 timer 10 Minutes
Fastest Man Standing (FMS) involves a combination of sprint work and competition.  The sprint variations help to hold the focus of athletes and shift...Read More
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Two Drills Today: (1) Around the World; (2) Fastest Man Standing
Mental / Finish Bucket Free Throws stopwatch 5:45-5:50 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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Trick shots (Backhand Flips anyone?)

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."

– Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)


  •  The road to athletic greatness is not marked by perfection, but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure
  •  Tough times never last, but tough people do
  •  What are we determined to do as a team?