Category Archives: Baseball Pitching Drills

Baseball pitching drills should focus on arm mechanics and technique. For many players, arm strength and velocity will come later on, so it’s important to emphasize baseball pitching drills that develop the fundamentals.

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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Dancing At The Mound – The Waltz Pitching Drill

As a pitcher, spending as much time as possible perfecting your craft is the only way to get an edge on the batters you’ll be seeing game in and game out. But there’s only so many hours a week your team can practice, or you’re on your own and you’ve only got one ball, or…

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5 Creative Baseball Drills to Engage Your Players!

CREATIVE BASEBALL DRILLS 2

When coaching youth baseball, sometimes you need a fun and new, creative way to teach the fundamentals to your players.   There are many everyday items that you can incorporate into your baseball drills to add a little bit of change to your practice plan.  And you’ve probably tried many of them – the kitchen towl,…

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Pitcher Fielding: Two Handed Fielding for Ground Balls

pitcher fielding ground balls

In this pitcher fielding drill, you practice simulating a throw off the mound, setting up the body in the proper position to be able to come off and field the ground ball with two hands, and then being able to properly set the feet up.  The emphasis is on catching the ball and getting the…

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Protector Screen Pitching Drill

SCREEN PITCHING DRILL

If you’re coaching a pitcher who sometimes struggles with his control, then this is a pitching drill you should definitely try out. It comes straight from the Essential Pitching Drills collection. Protector Screen Drill A huge number of pitching control problems stem from poor alignment. This drill is designed to eliminate any excessive movement in…

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