Quick Skip Drills for Speed & Agility Conditioning

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Quick Skips are a great way of conditioning players for better speed, agility and reaction time.  In today’s video blog post, we demonstrate some great ways to implement this basic yet valuable training option into your practice plan.  The focus is on using big agility moves quickly and turning on the speed. Straight-ahead Skips Start…

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The Ultimate Jump Rope Conditioning Drill Set!

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Drill Type Speed & Agility Conditioning Drill Purpose This conditioning drill set is a great athletic skill and quickness builder that will result in better base running and defense. Execution Two foot jumps – Pull the toes up toward the shins and spring off the ground. Don’t stab the ground with the toes. Keep the…

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Crossover Drill for Footwork & Agility

Drill Type Footwork & Agility Drill Purpose This footwork and agility drill is a general athletic skill builder that will result in better base running and defensive skill. Execution Start from a good athletic position.  Explode using the knee and the hip to move the feet. You can also go from a crossover to an…

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8 Brutal Hitting Mistakes (And How To Correct Them)

Hitting a baseball is arguably one of the hardest techniques to master, in any sport. Even after players learn and understand the basic mechanics of the swing, it’s very common for them to develop bad habits that hamper their hitting effectiveness. As coaches, we need to be able to identify these bad habits, and make…

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3 Drills to Improve Your Hitting Accuracy!

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Check out these 3 great baseball hitting drills that will help your players improve their hitting and become more accurate and powerful! Front Toss Drill This baseball hitting drill develops rhythm, timing, balance, and swing sequence, while allowing hitters to work on pitches inside, outside, and down the middle. It also helps hitters with pitches…

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