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5U Tee Ball - Practice 2 (6/9)

Practice Goals#

The players should be able to grip a ball correctly, successfully attempt an overhand throw, run the bases with guidance swing and play in the field.

Practice Sequence#

Following is the sequence we will use for practice.

Warm-up/Stretching (5 Minutes)#

Big league base running.

Team Name (5 Minutes)#

We will choose a team name.

Introdution to positions (10 Minutes)#

Stations (20 Minutes)#

Station #1 - Catch and Throw (10 Minutes)#

  • Start with no glove and playground ball, eyes on ball, catch with hands
  • Next, move to small soft ball, same drill
  • Put glove on, emphasize thumb down, glove at chest, catch with 2 hands

Station #2 - Hitting (10 Minutes)#

  • Hit soft balls into fence, work on hands together on bat, swing hard
  • No more than 5 swings and then rotate

Fielding (10 Minutes)#

  • Kids at 3rd, SS, 2nd and Coach at 1st
    • Wide base, glove on ground, alligator ball into glove
    • Line all kids up facing you and be quick
  • Throw to coach with fundamentals
    • Line up along baseline
    • Glove Pointing to Target, Arm Outstretched, Fingers on Top
    • Elbow High, small stride to target, follow through
    • Throw for distance