Practice week 2: Day 2
Now that your young ballplayers know the fundamentals of throwing and fielding a baseball, introducing proper drills will help them excel. Throwing a baseball should be developed accurately first, and then add the velocity. While fielding a baseball keep your head down, stay low, get in position, and make the play. Don't be afraid of the ball.
These practice plans are an outline and flexible. Change however you see fit to your coaching philosophy.
Today's Points of Emphasis - 3 Minutes
Tip of the Day - 2 Minutes
Throwing Warm-Ups - 10 Minutes
Throwing/Catching Drills - 30 Minutes
The purpose of these throwing and catching drills is to build up arm strength and accuracy while building confidence in their abilities. Run each drill for 5 minutes and then switch it up to the next one.
Fielding Drills - 30 Minutes
The purpose of these fielding drills is to teach your proper fielding technique, whether that is in the infield or outfield. Defense is often put behind hitting, but is the most important aspect to a winning team.
Areas of Strength This Practice - 5 Minutes
Areas To Work on Next Practice - 5 Minutes
Info To Pass on Before Dismissal - 5 Minutes
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