Knock Down

Purpose To improve throwing technique and arm strength. Drill Setup Arrange 3 batting tees in a row about 10 feet apart from each other. For beginner players, place a large ball on

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The Short Bat Drill

Purpose Teaches batter not to lift front arm, which causes him to drag the bat head and have a long, slow swing. Drill Setup Batter holds a short bat beside a tee.

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Charge/Drop Drill

Purpose Outfielders work on catching both the ball hit in front of them and the ball hit behind them. Drill Setup Player and coach stand roughly 10-15 yards apart in an open

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Underhand Flip Force Out

Purpose To practice using the underhand flip to get force outs at second base. Drill Setup Make two lines of players - one line at the shortstop position, the other at second

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Pitcher’s Count

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that practices hitting with a count that favors the pitcher. Drill Setup Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Two teams fill

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Bunt Visualization

Purpose Helps players develop proper bunting technique and timing. Drill Setup One coach works with a group of players in this drill. Find a space in the field and have all players

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Carry The Team Drill

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that practices hitting, baserunning and fielding. Drill Setup Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Two teams fill out the defensive positions

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Transfer Step Drill

Purpose Drill can be run anywhere on the field. You need a pitcher and either a catcher or net for him to throw to. Drill Setup Pitcher works on perfecting transfer step

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Vision Drill

Purpose Helps batter see the ball better and pick up the ball better out of the pitcher’s hand Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach stands at pitching distance behind a screen.

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Small Sided Scrimmage

Purpose With kids under six, playing a scrimmage usually results in a lot of standing around, boredom, or goofing off.     This modified version allows you to get more game-like

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Run Down Drill

Purpose How to execute a run down so even the fastest baserunner can’t escape Drill Setup Infielders set up at second and third base. Runner is in between them. How it Works Coach

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Covering First Base

Purpose Pitcher works on covering first base when ball is hit to right of first baseman Drill Setup Pitcher stands on the mound. Coach is in the first base area of the

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Covering Overthrows

Purpose Pitcher works on backing up a base and catching overthrows. Drill Setup Pitcher stands on the mound. Coach is in left-center field. How it Works Pitcher simulates a pitch to home. He

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Heel Up Pitching Drill

Purpose Focuses on rolling the back foot over, so that the knee is released and energy is transferred throughout the body. Drill Setup Drill can be run anywhere on the field. You

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Pads for Stride Drill

Purpose Stops pitchers from overstriding. Drill Setup Place a pad in front of the mound, roughly 90% of the pitcher's height away from the rubber.   (this is the ideal stride length

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Tee Hitting Drill

Purpose Allows batter to practice hitting fundamentals. Set Up Place a tee and a net in front of home plate.   You can create your own tee by placing rubber tubing in

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