1 GREAT MILLS BASEBALL COACHES CLINIC 2014 Personal development is your springboard to personal excellence. Ongoing, continuous, non-stop personal development literally assures you that there is no limit to what you can accomplish. -Brian Tracy
2 AGENDA Introduction GM Coaches Little League Coaches Reason for Clinic What next levels (High School, College and Pro s) are teaching Practice (Preparation, Focus and Implementation) Drills (Hitting, Fielding, Base Running, Bunting, Pitching) Educate Teach the game (Rules are part of the game) Coach Rodgers Coach Rodgers Coach K. Rodgers All Coaches Coach Rodgers Questions?? Provide
3 VARSITY COACHING STAFF JUNIOR VARSITY COACHING STAFF Kevin Rodgers Title: GM Experience: Head Coach/Hitting Coach 7 Years Travis Guthrie Title: GM Experience: Head Coach/Hitting Coach 3 Year Ray Rodgers Title: GM Experience: Assistant Coach/Defense Coach 13 Years Gary Kralle Title: GM Experience: Assistant Coach/Pitching Coach 11 Years Patrick Carr Lyle Kralle Title: Assistant Coach/Outfield Coach Title: Assistant Coach/Middle Infield Coach GM Experience: 2 Years GM Experience: 4 Years SPECIALIST COACHES Alex Mancil Title: Volunteer/Catcher Coach GM Experience: 1 Year Julian Grant Title: Volunteer/Outfield Coach GM Experience: 1 Year
4 PRACTICE PREPARATION 1. All practices should be organized. Have a plan before practice begins (Write it down and distribute to staff). 2. Practice with a purpose. Make it competitive Set goals to be accomplished during each practice. 3. Teach (Do not assume the players know the game).
5 Practice Set Up (Great Mills) Length 3 hours 10 min Min Study Hall Min Transition School-Field Min Dynamic Stretching Min Throwing with a Purpose Min Fundamentals (Work with similar positions) 6. 5 Min Break Min Team Drills (Bunt D, 1 st & 3 rd Plays, Run Offense, Live D) 8. 5 Min Break Min On field BP (Use groups) Min Break Min Speed work and/or bunting Min Clean up/closing
6 PRACTICE PLAN EXAMPLE 1. Explain practice plan to players 2. Dynamic Stretching 1. Lap and Moving stretches (Walking Lunges, Lift leg and turn, Side Groin stretch, Skip-Jumps, Arm circles, Neck Stretches, Forearms). 3. Throwing (Move back 10-20ft increments) 1. 10ft Dart Motion 2. INF- One Knee, Side Shuffle/Cross Over and throw, Fake Fielding-Shuffle-Throw 3. OF- One Knee, Ground ball-throwing to cutoff, Fly ball with crow hop.
7 PRACTICE CONT. 4. Fundamentals Down to the basic drills (offensive/defensive-by position) 5. Team Drills Bunt D, 1 st & 3 rd, Run Offense, Cut Offs, Live Defense, Intrasquad Scrimmage 6. BP On Field Assign Groups, 2 Bunts, 2 Hits to Opposite Field, 5 Swings then run. Man on first, goes to second on good bunt, goes to third on oppo hit, scores on hit. 7. Speed Work/Base running and/or bunting
8 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Offensive (Half speed-full speed) Dry Swings (Load, [Step], Back leg turn, Contact, Follow Through) Fence Swings Tee Work (Inside/Outside Pitch/High Tee) Soft Toss Big Ball Whiffle Ball (Small and/or big) Bunting o Sac, Push, Drag, Squeeze, Bunt for a Hit
9 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Outfield Hand Drills o Short Hops (Glove hand, Two Hands) o Forehand/Backhand Ground Ball Progression o Routine Ground Ball-90ft o Infielder Position-120ft o Do or Die (Get to ball quick, field on the run) Fly Ball o QB Drills (Drop back glove/bare hand side and get into throwing position) o Ball over Head (Turn and run to a place) o Misplayed turning glove/bare hand side (Turn to glove side and snap head around to opposite side) o Break Back-Then come in for shoe string catch
10 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Outfield (cont.) Fence Communication Fly Ball Communication Throwing Through Cutoffs Where to Throw (2 bases ahead of the runner) Backing up positions
11 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Infield Catchers o Stance o Receiving (Playing Cards, Ping Pong Balls, Frisbee, Tosses with Shuffle, Tennis Racket) o Throwing (all bases and when to do so) o Blocking (middle, left, right, short/long hops, o Pop ups o Fielding Bunts o Calling the game o Backing up first
12 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Infield First Base Receiving the ball Grounders (Taking it themselves, flipping to pitcher) Double Plays Foul Pops Picking the ball Pickoffs Cut Offs Trailing the Runner Bunt Coverage
13 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Infield Middle Infield o Grounders o Double Plays (throwing, receiving, depth) o Cut offs o Fly ball communication o Bunt Coverage o Pickoffs o Steal coverage o Backups
14 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Infield Third o Grounders o Bunt coverage o Pop Ups (fair/foul) o Cut Offs o Steals o Pickoffs
15 DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Pitchers o o o o o o o o Grounders Bunt coverage Pop Ups (fair/foul) Pickoffs Backups Double Plays Pitching Mechanics Holding Runners
16 TEAM DRILLS (EXAMPLES) 1. Coach #1 Hits balls to each OF position o Throws to second base cut off o Throws to third base cut off o Throws to home cut off Coach # 2 Hits balls to third/pitcher while second base cut offs Hits balls to first/pitcher (pitcher covering) while third base cut offs Hits balls to each INF position o Infield in, throws home o Infield in, throws to first o Infield normal depth, throws to first o Infield deep, throws to first o Double play depth, grounders to each position o Infield deep, throw to first, charge weak grounder, throw to first.
17 DRILLS (Infield) 1. Power Infield - Use this drill to give infielders a ton of ground balls and throws in a short period of time. Start with a coach and a bucket of balls at home plate. Hit grounders to third and have the third baseman turn two (5-4-3 double play). But, have the second baseman throw to a first baseman standing about 20 feet down the right field line (away from first base). As soon as the ball is hit to third, grab another ball and hit a grounder to shortstop. The shortstop is making the throw to first (6-3 putout). The shortstop is throwing directly to the first baseman at the first base bag. Empty a bucket of balls at a quick pace and what you will end up with is two piles of balls at the first baseman and at the alternate first baseman (standing 20 feet behind the bag) Next, gather the balls and repeat the process. This time, make the third baseman throw to first and make the second baseman turn a double play (4-6-3) with the shortstop throwing to the alternate first baseman (20 feet behind the bag). Gather the balls again and switch again to the shortstop turning two (6-4-3) and the third baseman again throwing to first (or if arms are weary, have the third baseman field and throw the balls out to the side). Finally, do a round solely with the first baseman making a 3-6 putout. Shortstops just toss the ball off to the side. Tremendous drill that gets hundreds of ground balls and throws achieved in a short period of time.
18 DRILLS (Hitting) 1. Back Eye Shut - Great drill for those who are pulling their head out on the swing (excellent for young players). Take batting practice with the back eye closed or covered. This forces the hitter to follow the ball all the way in with the front eye. Thus, they tend to keep their head down throughout the swing.
19 1. Arm Care 2. Warming Up 3. Proper Mechanics 4. Flat Ground 5. Mound Work 6. Throwing from the wind up 7. Throwing from the stretch 8. Pitch Selection 9. Pick off moves 10. Bunt coverage 11. Backing up plays 12. Covering First 13. Pitching Drills PITCHING
20 PITCHING 1. GENERAL GUIDELINES TO ARM CARE Wear sleeves below the elbow. Do not warm up while wearing a jacket. Between innings, wear a jacket. When sleeping, wear a long sleeve over the pitching arm (especially in air condition). Do not apply ice unless: You have swelling or pain, or You have thrown more than five innings Do not pick up a baseball at any time until: You have warmed up the joints, You have stretched the arm, and You have warmed up and stretched the body Do not attempt to throw when another body part is injured and affecting the delivery. Find your natural arm groove (overhand, three-quarter, or in-between) and stay with it. Throw all pitches from one angle!!! Follow through. The follow-through is the body s way of protecting itself. Learn to read the body s warnings and know when you are in pain or just fatigued. It is inadvisable to throw with pain, but with supervision it is possible to gain arm strength when throwing while fatigued.
21 PITCHING 1. WHEN TO USE PITCHES When to use the change-up? o When the hitter takes a big stride. o When the hitter is considered a pull hitter. o When the hitters front foot pulls o After the hitter has pulled a fastball foul. o As a first pitch when the hitter is a first-pitch fastball hitter. o Any time the hitter is sitting on a fastball (2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 1-0). o When there are no outs with a man on second and a right-handed hitter is up. When to use the breaking ball? o When hitter pulls his head away from the ball. o Any time the hitter is looking for a fastball (0-0, 2-0, 2-1, 1-0). o When a left-handed hitter who hits the ball to the opposite field is up to bat. o Right after a previous breaking ball, many hitters guess fastball after a breaking ball. Throwing three or four breaking balls in a row is sometimes effective.
22 1. Arm Care 2. Warming Up 3. Proper Mechanics 4. Flat Ground 5. Mound Work 6. Throwing from the wind up 7. Throwing from the stretch 8. Pitch Selection 9. Pick off moves 10. Bunt coverage 11. Backing up plays 12. Covering First 13. Pitching Drills PITCHING
23 PITCHING 1. GENERAL GUIDELINES TO ARM CARE Wear sleeves below the elbow. Do not warm up while wearing a jacket. Between innings, wear a jacket. When sleeping, wear a long sleeve over the pitching arm (especially in air condition). Do not apply ice unless: You have swelling or pain, or You have thrown more than five innings Do not pick up a baseball at any time until: You have warmed up the joints, You have stretched the arm, and You have warmed up and stretched the body Do not attempt to throw when another body part is injured and affecting the delivery. Find your natural arm groove (overhand, three-quarter, or in-between) and stay with it. Throw all pitches from one angle!!! Follow through. The follow-through is the body s way of protecting itself. Learn to read the body s warnings and know when you are in pain or just fatigued. It is inadvisable to throw with pain, but with supervision it is possible to gain arm strength when throwing while fatigued.
24 PITCHING 1. WHEN TO USE PITCHES When to use the change-up? o When the hitter takes a big stride. o When the hitter is considered a pull hitter. o When the hitters front foot pulls o After the hitter has pulled a fastball foul. o As a first pitch when the hitter is a first-pitch fastball hitter. o Any time the hitter is sitting on a fastball (2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 1-0). o When there are no outs with a man on second and a right-handed hitter is up. When to use the breaking ball? o When hitter pulls his head away from the ball. o Any time the hitter is looking for a fastball (0-0, 2-0, 2-1, 1-0). o When a left-handed hitter who hits the ball to the opposite field is up to bat. o Right after a previous breaking ball, many hitters guess fastball after a breaking ball. Throwing three or four breaking balls in a row is sometimes effective.
25 1. To all bases (Drill) 2. Getting signs 3. Lead 4. What to watch a pitcher 5. Take off 6. Slide Pop up or straight to bag Base Running
27 DRILLS FUNDAMENTAL DRILLS - DRILL #1 1. Force plays and tag play situations at the plate. Coach with fungo bat at home plate setting up the simulated situations and hitting all types of ground balls to the infielders. Examples of situations that might be set up: runner at third base only, one out, infield in on grass, late in game, important run at third base; bases loaded, no outs, infield half way, early in game; runners at first and third base, one out, middle inning of a game, corners in, shortstop and second baseman in double play depth. Coach can set up every possible situation that can arise with a runner at third base. Coach can hit to any infielder. Catchers working on force play and tag play mechanics at the plate. 2. Pitchers- Pitchers in left field working on ground ball mechanics. Pitchers are 60 feet apart facing their partner. One pitcher throws from the windup or the stretch to the other pitcher 60 feet away. He catches the ball and throws a ground ball back to the pitcher. Pitcher fields the ball properly and fakes the throw to first base using the proper footwork. The pitcher now becomes the catcher, and the catcher now is the pitcher. Will keep alternating for duration of drill. Space the pitchers far enough away from each other so the ground balls can move the pitcher left and right occasionally. Once good mechanics are established a coach may incorporate the use of a fungo in the drill. 3. Outfielders - In right field working on fence communication and going back on a fly ball. Outfielders will alternate with one in right center field yelling "fence" at the proper time when the outfielder is five to six full strides away from fence. Other outfielders will be lined up about 90 feet in front of the fence. Coach or manager will throw a high fly ball near the fence with the outfielders alternating going after the ball properly, listening to the communicating outfielder. The coach or manager throwing the ball will position himself about 90 feet in front of the outfielder who is in ready position to go back to the fence.
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