The bunt is one of baseball’s lost arts, but it can come in very handy. It is a good skill for your players to learn and this [tag]bunt drill[/tag] will help.
What you need (set up): The [tag]coach[/tag] will pitch to the players for this drill. The batter will stay at home plate with a bat and helmet.
How this drill works: The coach will set up different point areas near the first and third baselines. This will be according to the optimum areas for a bunt to be placed. For example: 5pts for within 12 inches, 3 pts within 24 inches and 1 pt within 36 inches of either baseline. Also the ball will have to reach halfway down the baseline in order to collect points. If it is too far, the third baseman has an easy out; likewise if it is too short, the catcher will be able to make the play.
Results: As a coach, you will be able to find yourself a good bunter for those tight game situations. Also, you will teach each player an important skill in [tag]baseball[/tag].