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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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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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 Drag Bunt

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A drag bunt can be particularly effective when there is a runner on second, or first and second, and no outs. It is also an effective play when the third baseman is playing deep and you have a runner on third with two outs. Set Up In this baseball hitting situation, the third baseman is…

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