EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 4:45 (BELOW GOLD)
Gathering Drill Wiffle Circle 4:45-5:00 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
Plastic balls. HELMETS. 3 batters at a time. 5 Swings each. Everyone else fields. FUN!
PRACTICE STARTS AT 5:00 (BELOW BLACK)
PACED Warm Up Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 5:00-5:08 8 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
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
Structured Catch Structured Catch Play 5:08-5:16 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
Count how many times with no drops.
PLUNK THE PIRATE ThursdayPractice3 5:16-5:18 2 Minutes
Everybody at same time. If you hit Pete parents clean up. If you don't kids clean up.
WATER BREAK (5min)
2 Lines, 1 Coach 2 Lines, 1 Coach 5:23-5:33 10 Minutes
2 Lines, 1 Coach is a simple name for a simple drill. Options include running this drill as an Early Activity, or during station instruction. Coach...Read More
coach hitting with fungo bat. 2 lines compete against each other. MOVE FAST.
Sliding Water Cup Sliding 5:33-5:43 10 Minutes
Water Cup Sliding is a baserunning drill designed to train the fundamentals of a proper feet-first slide. Having the athlete hold water cups in both hands...Read More
Baserunning Around the World – 4 Runners 5:43-5:53 10 Minutes
Around the World is a baserunning drill involving ALL aspects of baserunning. This is a combination drill involving four athletes and all of the basepaths....Read More
Simulated hit. Hard to 1st. Break on contact 1-2. Shuffle & Read 2-3. Tag up at 3rd. LISTEN TO BASE COACHES.