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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Post-Game Cool Down Drills

cool down drills

There is a lot of focus on warm up for practices, but the cool down is equally important.  A good cool down will help cool the muscles and slow the heart rate, but even more importantly, cool downs can help players to keep playing, and not being side-lined with muscle injuries.  In today’s video blog post,…

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“Caught In A Pickle” – A Baseball Drill for Mental Focus

PICKLE BASEBALL DRILL2

Younger players can often get behind in the game which will lead to them not being able to focus on the game. This is a great baseball drill to help players learn better focus under real game time pressure. Execution 1. Have a runner at first and a runner at third. 2. The pitcher should…

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