During my practices [tag]coaching youth baseball[/tag], I like to do a [tag]baseball drill[/tag] I call “Find the Ball”.Coaching Youth Baseball

  • Line up the entire team either around the infield or in a straight line down a foul line.
  • Each player counts off and remembers that number.
  • The team then turns their back to the [tag]baseball coach[/tag] and when their number is called, quickly turns around and has to find the ball either on the ground or as a pop fly.
  • After fielding the ball turns back around and the drill continues. You can get creative with two baseballs or calling two numbers with just one [tag]baseball[/tag].

This baseball drill promotes communication skills, footwork, fielding and catching the ball. Makes a very nice end of practice competition. Miss the ball and you are out.

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