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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Shortstop Cut Off Techniques

shortstop cutoff techniques

The shortstop must use proper technique when playing in cut off situations, because the plays are very close to third base and home plate, and in some cases second base as well.  In this shortstop drill sequence, we are focusing on cutoff position based on a throw from the outfield. Throw from the outfield If…

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The Shortstop and Playing 2nd Base

SHORTSTOP playing 2nd base

The Shortstop is considered to be among the most demanding defensive positions.  Unlike the pitcher and catcher, who must start every play in a designated area, the shortstop and the other fielders can vary their positioning in response to what they anticipate will be the actions of the batter and runner(s) once the play begins. …

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More Agility Training Drills for Baseball!

baseball agility training drills

Baseball pitchers and position players must train for both strength and power, and throw the baseball maximally with proper mechanics.  In today’s video blog post, I am sharing 3 fantastic baseball agility training drill ideas that you can incorporate into your next practice! Running Grid Drills for Baseball Agility Here are some excellent running grid…

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Shortstop Double Play Drills With A Ball

SHORTSTOP DOUBLE PLAY DRILLS

A shortstop can change the momentum of a game by executing a double play opportunity successfully. Teaching your shortstops how to turn a double play, in order to increase your chances for success while decreasing your chances for injury, is an important part of your practice plan that you don’t want to ignore! In this…

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