Category Archives: Baseball Hitting Drills

When running baseball hitting drills, encourage your players to be patient and selective, choose a bat they can handle, and step up to the plate with a plan in mind. Focus on making solid contact and trying to hit the ball up the middle during baseball hitting drills.

Isometric Hitting Drills for Hitting Power!

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Isometric drills are done without movement. The purpose is to isolate specific muscles in the body and strengthening them to receive a quicker bat. Today, I am sharing 3 Isometric Hitting Drills that you can do anytime. You just need a pole and a bat. They are good strength gainers because you are doing the…

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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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“Half Rubber” Curve Ball Hitting Drill

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Purpose: This hitting drill teaches batters to hang in and go with the pitch, as well as how to hit a Curve Ball. (Young players are not as intimidated with a rubber ball.) Photo credit: halfrubber.com Set Up: The ball is half of a rubber ball, and your bat is the size of a broom…

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3 Hitting Drills for Accuracy & Timing

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In today’s blog post, we have put together 3 hitting drills for accuracy and timing that you should add to your practice plan and work on everyday! The Fence Drill This hitting drill forces you to stay in a good box and make sure that you maintain good hand quickness and good drive through the…

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The Sled Hitting Drill

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This is a dry swing hitting drill in which you pull something heavy in order to feel the rotation of the body in detail, as the mechanics are slowed down. You can use a tire, a weight plate, or some other objecct that gives you some good resistance.  By pulling on the heavy object, you…

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