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
Purpose In this defense drill, offense learns to bunt a runner over, while the defense learns to work together to execute good bunt defense. Set Up Infielders set up at their positions.
Purpose Infielders learn to make throws to possible double play situations. Set Up Infielders take their positions. Execution Catcher rolls the ball out in front of home, fields it and throws to first. First
Purpose The purpose of this drill is to improve general team defense. Set Up Have players take their positions on the field. Coach is at-bat. Execution Defense is required to make a certain number
The "Middle Infielder" refers to the second baseman and shortstop, whose positions lie in the middle of the infield. The shortstop is typically the best defensive player on the team.
Purpose: This is a great defensive drill that players really enjoy. The goal is to complete the drill without missing a ball. This drill can also be performed with line drives
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
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
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
Bunting technique is not a difficult concept to teach. But what is difficult is making sure you keep on top of it. If your catcher makes a mistake in the
Any great outfielder knows how to work the fence. He knows how to do so without injuring himself, and he knows how to do so by instinct. In today's
In today's blog post, I want to talk a little bit about the baseball outfielder, how to handle a rolling or stationary ball situation, and what players in the outfield
Having been a catcher in my playing days, I know the need for hard accurate throws when runners steal. Unfortunately it is one accept of the game which is not
My players were in a tournament this past weekend and lost. Part of the reason we lost was that we gave up several opportunities to turn some double plays
I have had problems with just general catch practice for the kids. In order to help I picked up a couple of orange colored ropes at the hardware store.
If you're looking to liven up your practices try these free baseball practice drills ideas. The Dead Ball drill is great when you are short on coaching staff and the
The most worthwhile drill I do with my players is working on two things at once: 1. How to pick up a bunt correctly, and 2. How to pick up