Category Archives: Baseball Fielding Drills

Every youth baseball practice should devote some time to baseball fielding drills. Make sure you include tactical fielding drills that teach your players how to handle bunts, attempted stolen bases, throwing runners out at home, double plays, force outs, and run-down situations.

“Quick Hands, Quick Feet” Baseball Throwing Drill

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“Quick Hands, Quick Feet” Baseball Throwing Drill Looking for an awesome baseball throwing drill for your young players?  Then check this out!  Today I am sharing a fantastic quick hands, quick feet baseball throwing drill that can be done alone. – Start with the ball in a catching postion, and then turn and simulate the…

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5 Awesome Baseball Fielding Drills for Beginners!

Good baseball fielding requires a combination of mobility, speed, agility and ball-handling skills. I’ve put together 5 great fielding drills for your younger players who are just beginning or need extra practice with the fundamentals. Drill No.1: Past Ball Purpose: Players will be more responsive and more confident when they are able to accurately and…

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The Infield Snake Warm-Up Drill

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Purpose: This is a great warm-up drill that players really enjoy. The goal is to complete the drill without missing a ball. This drill can also be performed with line drives and pop-ups. Set Up: Start with a player at every infield position except for pitcher. Extra players queue up behind each of the infield…

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The “BOX”

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Drill Type: Team Conditioning Drill Purpose: The purposes of this team conditioning drill is: 1) Hitters learn to hit the ball from gap to gap hard on the ground or on a line 2) Infielders get ground ball work live off the ball 3) Outfielders get fly ball work and learn to communicate. Execution: Take…

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Fly Ball Drill for Confident Fielding!

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Many players want to catch fly balls in a “basket catch form” (arm straight out and palm to the sky).  I converted an old basketball drill to help young players use the correct form.  This fly ball drill will build confidence  to catch fly balls and use the proper technique. 1.  Have the player lay…

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