When you’re [tag]coaching baseball[/tag], you’re always searching for new ideas for [tag]baseball practice[/tag]. Give these [tag]baseball drills[/tag] a try to improve your teams fielding skills.
Outfield Quick Throw Drill
Purpose: To improve the outfielder’s ability to field a ground ball and throw it quickly to a base
Directions: This [tag]baseball drill[/tag] uses three tossers and three shaggers. Each tosser is near a base and has a shagger, who is at the base. The drill has one or more outfielders at each of th three outfield defensive positions. The outfielders are pulled up in order to get a force play at a base.
The tosser throws or hits a ground ball to the outfielder, who fields the ball and quickly throws it to the respective shagger.
V Throwing Drill
Purpose: To improve the infielders’ throwing accuracy.
Set-Up: The catcher, first baseman, and third baseman are at their respective bases while the second baseman and SWS are at their defensive positions.
The [tag]baseball[/tag] should be thrown continuously in the following sequence: C to 1st to 3rd to 2nd (Covering bag) to C to SS (covering 2nd), SS to 3rd then back to C.