Tuesday 3-7-17 Practice

Team Name
Start Time
04:00 PM
End Time
EARLY ACTIVITY Wiffle Circle stopwatch 3:45-4:00 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
notes Notes:
Safety first - spread out the hitters.
WARM UP Dyn Warm Up 8U #1 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:
Quality over speed, ensure your lead is patient and voice calm.
EARLY BASERUNNING Fundamentals: Sliding stopwatch 4:10-4:20 timer 10 Minutes
Fundamentals of Sliding is a drill designed to introduce athletes to the proper way to execute a feet-first slide.  Safety is paramount to sliding and...Read More
notes Notes:
Support previous practice with quick review.
THROWING Structured Catch Play stopwatch 4:20-4:30 timer 10 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
notes Notes:
Two Knees, One Knee, Feet in Concrete.
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Olympics – Infield
stopwatch 4:35-4:50 timer 15 Minutes
Lateral movement + POP footwork
Pregame Bullpen Routine
stopwatch 4:50-NaN:NaN timer Minutes
Ethan, Lincoln, Zane, Jaylen
Catcher Receiving
stopwatch NaN:NaN-NaN:NaN timer Minutes
Ernie, Niko, Brandon
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
Stations (Groups rotate halfway through block)
Live BP
stopwatch NaN:NaN-NaN:NaN timer 30 Minutes
Coach Pitch W/ Defense & Runners
  WATER BREAK (5min)  
BASERUNNING Base Hit Turns stopwatch NaN:NaN-NaN:NaN timer 10 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
notes Notes:
Three actions: Home to First, Base Hit Turns, Doubles
FINISH Ground Ball Competition stopwatch NaN:NaN-NaN:NaN timer 5 Minutes
Ground Ball Competition is a fun infield drill designed to for repetitions and competition. The desired instruction or execution requirements can be enforced...Read More
notes Notes:
Two teams compete to 5 points. Switch sides, play again!

"Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn."

– John Maxwell, Author


  •  Win with class, lose with pride. Either way, have a good time!
  •  Baseball is a game, and games are supposed to be fun.
  •  Beat your opponent in such a way that he wants to compete with you again.