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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Fungo Hitting Drill

fungo hitting drill

Purpose This is a great rhythm and timing hitting drill that allows your player’s to work through the proper mechanics of the swing, with extra attention on the proper swing sequence. Breakdown In this hitting drill, the player will toss the ball up, go through his swing, and try to hit line drives and ground…

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“Suicide Squeeze” Bunting Drill

suicide squeeze bunting drill

Purpose This bunting drill is used by a team that has a good bunter at the plate and a pitcher who has thrown a high percentage of strikes. Execution The runner is going to break as the pitcher’s front foot touches the ground. If the ball is bunted safely on the ground, the runner scores…

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“Pop Up of Death” Fielding Drill

POPUP FIELDING DRILL

Purpose This fielding drill is designed to teach players how to judge pop-ups and the proper way of letting every one know that you are going to “call” it.  It teaches players to judge pop-ups, take control of a fly ball, as well as avoid collisions with other fielders. Execution Have the whole team gather…

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