“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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Strike Zone Awareness Hitting Drill

STRIKE ZONE AWARENESS HITTING DRILL

Purpose Many young hitters are not aware of their own strike zone.  This is an excellent hitting drill that is used to allow your visual learners to actually see the strike zone he’s working with. Breakdown We are using an actual home plate in this particular drill, because it helps the player get a feel…

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Broom Stick Pitching Drill

BROOMSTICK PITCHING DRILL

Purpose This is a great pitching drill that is used to work on throwing a curveball, although it can be used for other pitches as well.  The pitcher will focus on throwing over the broom. Breakdown In this pitching drill, the coach or another player will hold the broom stick up, parallel with the ground.…

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