Catch and Crow Hop Drill for Baseball Fielding

crow hop baseball fielding drill

The purpose of the crow hop is to get a little more momentum and velocity on your ball.  As on outfielder, you have to throw the ball further than an infielder – sometimes a throw can be 120 feet! – so it’s important for you to get a little momentum to get up in the…

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“Charge The Ball” Fielding Drill

charge the ball fielding drill

This fielding drill demonstrates the correct technique to use when a runner is on base. When there is a man on 2nd base and there’s a ground ball hit out to the outfielder, the fielder has to come to the ball with his glove out to the side of his foot, right into a crow…

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“Around The World” Throwing & Infield Drill

around the world infield drill

Purpose This infield drill focuses on the throws that infielders are required to make during a game. The catcher will work on throws down to second and third, the middle infielders will work on turning two, and the corner infielders will work on throws home and across the diamond. Set Up This infield drill is…

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Wiffle Ball Hitting Drill

wiffle ball hitting drill

Purpose A wiffle ball is a great alternate way to get extra swings in a hitting drill.  Wiffle balls allow you or the pitcher to most likely throw a strike every time. Breakdown If you want to work your hitter inside, you can pretty much get it there because you’re standing so close to him–only…

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Wiffle Bat Drill

wiffle bat hitting drill

Purpose A Wiffle bat is one of the best props you can use when working with hitters. It’s our opportunity to give our hitters a clue as to how fast their bat’s moving. Breakdown With this drill, ask your hitter to go ahead and get in his stance. You, the coach, should move out in…

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