Category Archives: Baseball Drills

Baseball drills typically fit into 4 basic categories: hitting, fielding, pitching, and baserunning. An effective coach must look hard at the needs of his team and choose baseball drills that will improve the strengths and shore up their weaknesses.

Baseball Fielding: 3 Agility Drills for Outfielders

baseball fielding 3 agility drills

As a baseball player, you have to work continually to develop your fielding skills. Good fielding requires a combination of mobility, speed, agility and ball-handling skills. Most players field countless grounders or fly balls to practice and perfect their skills, but the other important components of fielding – like agility and footwork – cannot be…

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Broom Stick 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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Baseball Middle Infielders & A Double Play Drill Video!

DOUBLE PLAY DRILL VIDEO

The “Middle Infielder” refers to the second baseman and shortstop, whose positions lie in the middle of the infield. The shortstop is typically the best defensive player on the team.  They are responsible for covering a large portion of the field in an area where a lot of balls get hit. Any ball hit between…

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Gain Strength, Speed & Agility – The Dot Drill

Baseball Drill - The Dot Drill

The Dot Drill is a great Baseball drill for strength, agility and speed training. The purpose is to get your players lighter and quicker on their feet. There are five rotations in this baseball drill, each with six repetitions. When this drill is done well, all five segments will be done simultaneously, and completed in…

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The Mental Game of Baseball Hitting

mental game of baseball hitting

The Mental Game of Baseball Hitting Yogi Berra once said “You can’t hit and think at the same time.”  Trust and confidence in the swing is gained through dedicated practice and game experience, swing repetition and recall. An inexperienced hitter relies on his day to day practice improvements to gain confidence in his swing.  An…

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