University of Louisville Head Coach Dan McDonnell let's you see how he has coached his team to two college World Series appearances and won over 300 games. Using live practice footage, this highly successful coach shows you how he manages one of the top college baseball programs in the country.
In the first part of this presentation, Assistant Sports Performance Coach Zac Farrel discusses how he prepares the team for each season, including tips for proper weightlifting programs. Then, Coach McDonnell talks about daily and weekly practice plans. The next section covers drills for individuals as well as the team. Many skills are inclucded, such as fielding for pitchers, baserunning, covering bunts, rundown situations, and live batting practice.
Part two begins with the stretching routine used by Coach McDonnell, which is designed to promote mobility and stability. The next section covers pitching drills, ground balls, pick-offs, comebacks, and more. Througout this DVD Coach McDonnell aims to instill a competitive mindset no matter what aspect of the game is being discussed. The final component of the practice is a competitive scrimmage.
If you are looking to enhance your practices and field an all around better team then this is the DVD for you! 97 minutes. 2014.