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2.3.4.7.1 - Level 5.1 Calendar

NCOA 2014 L5.1 Classroom Instruction Plan Detail_121514


01/13 (Tue) - 3 hours ...

General Meeting? -- If so, delete rules module & save for another night ...

Assume 8-20 students … Maybe 2-4 small groups of 4-6 students … If 2 groups, then take 2 groups to each outside & then inside stations … If 4 groups, then split groups between 2 inside & 2 outside areas … Combine for rules & recap ...


6:00-6:15: Intro instructors, classroom concept & expectations ...

6:15-7:00: Rules Module - Batting Out of Order Rule

 -5-10 questions for homework done individually …

 -5-10 questions for class work done in small teams ...

7:00-7:45: Plate work activity - Vision theme … 3-4 stations?

 -"One eye" blindfold drill #1 - square PU’s head to F1 ...

 -"One eye" blindfold drill #2 - keep PU’s head square to F1 - close eye closest to plate …

 -"One eye" blindfold drill #3 - square PU’s head to top-outside corner of plate ... close eye closest to plate

 -"One eye" blindfold drill #4 - keep PU’s head square to top-outside corner of plate ... open both eyes ...

 -Visual Frame - cardboard frame with F1, F2, plate set in a stage with chair for participant to sit in ...

 -Tunnel vision drill - do soft toss with goggle tubes while doing soft toss drill - Physical vs. mental ...

 -Read F2’s glove reception - black light drill during soft toss ...

7:45-8:30: Visual field & pitch tracking:

 -Stations - Black light soft toss ...

 -Stations - Black light hitting streak machine toss (?) ...

 -Should have students video each other’s plate work with Droid pad?

8:30-9:00: Recap …

 -Visual field alignment … How can it help/hurt vision quality … judgment, timing, consistency ...

 -Pitch tracking & reading F2’s glove work … How can it help/hurt strike zone consistency … algorithm

 -Batting Out of Order Rule



01/20 (Tue) - 3 hours … Set up (Sun) 01/25 ...

General Meeting? -- If so, delete rules module & save for another night ...

Assume 8-20 students … Maybe 2-4 small groups of 4-6 students … If 2 groups, then take 2 groups to each outside & then inside stations … If 4 groups, then split groups between 2 inside & 2 outside areas … Combine for rules & recap ...


6:00-6:15: Intro - Brief on Night’s Activities ...

6:15-7:00: Session #1 -- Rules Module -- Batting Out of Order Rule

 -5-10 questions for homework done individually …

 -5-10 questions for class work done in small teams ...

7:00-7:45: Session #2:

 -Steals at 2nd … straight in, wide with swipe tag, overthrow ...

 -Steals R3 & R1 → steals 2nd, cut play, pick to 3rd ...

7:45-8:30: Session #3:

 -01/25 -- Steals at 3rd … straight in, wide with swipe tag, overthrow ...

 -01/25 -- Steals R2 & R1 → steals 3rd, double steal to 3rd, trail runner at 2nd …

 -01/25 -- Steals at home

8:30-9:00: Recap & Review …



01/25 (Sun) - 7 hours ...

Chain off outdoor basketball court ...

Draw 90ft infield on outdoor basketball court or other blacktop area ...

Take sidewalk chalk, bases, Droid pads ...


9:00-9:15 - Briefing ...

9:15-10:00 - Rules Module -- Batter interference on a steal attempt …

10:00-11:00 - Mechanics on blacktop infield … Steals from SPB ...

   -- Steals at 2nd … straight in, wide with swipe tag, overthrow, overslide ...

   -- Steals R3 & R1 → steals 2nd, cut play, pick to 3rd ...

11:00-12:00 - Mechanics on blacktop infield … Steals from SPC ...

   -- Steals at 2nd … straight in, wide with swipe tag, overthrow ...

   -- Steals R3 & R1 → steals 2nd, cut play, pick to 3rd ...

12:00-12:45 - Lunch - Setup Quad-screen video

12:45-1:00 - Briefing ...

1:00 - 2:00 - Plate stance work stations & Quad screen video???

2:00 - 3:00 - Quad screen video & hitting streak pitching machine for plate work ...

3:00 - 4:00 - Video analysis of plate work ...

   -- Timing

   -- Cable ball drill

   -- Blindfold drill

   -- Numbered ball soft toss

   -- Other drills … Cardboard visual frames ...

   -- Quad screen video of soft toss ...

   -- Stakeholder Evaluation & View of the strike zone - Batter, F2, F1, Dugout, Base Coach & Fans



02/02 (Mon) - 3 hours … Set up (Sun) 02/08 ...


6:00-6:15 - Briefing ...

6:15-7:00 - Rules Module - Appeal Rule

7:00-7:45 - Mechanics workshop with group exercises …

 - Difficult Fly Ball reads …

 - “Clean Base Hit” Pivot Mechanics ...

 - Trouble Ball Pivot mechanics ...

 - Trouble Ball Go Out mechanics ...

7:45-8:30 - Mechanics workshop with group exercises ...

 - Rotations: R1 → 3rd, R3, R1 → 3rd, R2-R1 tag play

 - Working Area useage for outfield batted ball ...

 - Routine fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement ...

 - Trouble fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement ...

 - Keep from being “trapped” against the baseline ...

8:30-9:00: Recap & Review …



02/08 (Sun) - 7 hours ...

Chain off outdoor basketball court ...

Draw 90ft field on outdoor basketball court or other blacktop area ...


9:00-9:15 - Briefing ...

9:15-10:00 - Rules Module - Regulation Games ...

10:00-10:45 - Classroom - SPA - “Pivot” or “Go out on fly ball” ...

   - “Clean Base Hit” Pivot Mechanics ...

   - Infield Overthrow ...

   - Difficult Fly Ball reads …

   - Trouble Ball Pivot mechanics ...

   - Trouble Ball Go Out mechanics ...

10:45-12:00 - Practice Drills - SPA - “Pivot” or “Go out on fly ball” ...

   - “Clean Base Hit” Pivot Mechanics ...

   - Difficult Fly Ball reads …

   - Trouble Ball Pivot mechanics ...

   - Trouble Ball Go Out mechanics ...

12:00-12:45 - Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 - Classroom - Working Area useage for outfield batted ball ...

   - Working Area useage for outfield batted ball ...

   - Routine fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement …

   - Trouble fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement …

   - Keep from being “trapped” against the baseline ...

1:45 - 3:00 - Practice Drills - Working Area useage for outfield batted ball ...

   - Working Area useage for outfield batted ball ...

   - Routine fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement …

   - Trouble fly ball … line-up & tag, advancement …

   - Keep from being “trapped” against the baseline ...

3:00 - 4:00 - Review & Recap ...



02/15 (Sun) - 7 hours ...

Chain off outdoor basketball court ...

Draw 90ft field on outdoor basketball court or other blacktop area ...


9:00-9:15 - Briefing ...

9:15-10:00 - Rules Module - Force Play Slide Rule ...

10:00-10:45 - Classroom -

   - Foul fly ball coverages …

   - Pickoffs - SPB - 1st or 3rd ...

   - Pickoffs - SPC - 1st, 2nd or 3rd ...

   - Rundowns - one runner ...

   - Rundowns - multiple runners ...

10:45-12:00 - Practice Drills -

12:00-12:45 - Lunch

12:45-1:00 - Briefing ...

1:00-1:45 - Classroom - Working Area useage for infield batted ball …

   - Working Area useage for infield batted ball …

   - “Bounce” Back ...

   - SPB - Double Play …

   - SPC - Double Play …

1:45-3:00 - Practice Drills - Working Area useage for infield batted ball …

   - Working Area useage for infield batted ball …

   - “Bounce” Back ...

   - SPB - Double Play …

   - SPC - Double Play …

3:00-4:00 - Review & Recap ...



02/21 (Sat) - 7 hours ...

TBA -- Scrimmages -- Split class & instructors up ...



02/28 (Sat) - 7 hours ...

TBA -- Scrimmages -- Split class & instructors up ...



03/02 (Mon) - 2.5 hours ...

General Meeting?

6:30-6:45 - Briefing ...

6:45-7:30 - Classroom - Balk Rules ...

7:30-9:00 - Discussion - Balk Rules ...



03/09 (Mon) - 2.5 hours ...

General Meeting?

6:30-6:45 - Briefing ...

6:45-7:30 - Classroom - 45ft. Run Lane ...

7:30-8:00 - Getting Calls Right Procedure

8:00-9:00 - Discussion - Game Situation Discussion ...

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