Category Archives: Baseball Fielding Drills

Every youth baseball practice should devote some time to baseball fielding drills. Make sure you include tactical fielding drills that teach your players how to handle bunts, attempted stolen bases, throwing runners out at home, double plays, force outs, and run-down situations.

“Charge The Ball” Fielding Drill

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This fielding drill demonstrates the correct technique to use when a runner is on base. When there is a man on 2nd base and there’s a ground ball hit out to the outfielder, the fielder has to come to the ball with his glove out to the side of his foot, right into a crow…

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Baseball Fielding: Fielding Down 1st and 3rd Base Lines

BASEBALL FIELDING BASELINES

In this baseball fielding drill, we’re going to work on fielding the ball down the third base and first base lines. The ball is going to be considered “non-moving”, and we’re going to work on using the bare hand. It’s very important to practice fielding in this method from both the first and third base…

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Baseball Fielding: 3 Agility Drills for Outfielders

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As a baseball player, you have to work continually to develop your fielding skills. Good fielding requires a combination of mobility, speed, agility and ball-handling skills. Most players field countless grounders or fly balls to practice and perfect their skills, but the other important components of fielding – like agility and footwork – cannot be…

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“Quick Hands, Quick Feet” Baseball Throwing Drill

quick hands quick feet baseball throwing drill

“Quick Hands, Quick Feet” Baseball Throwing Drill Looking for an awesome baseball throwing drill for your young players?  Then check this out!  Today I am sharing a fantastic quick hands, quick feet baseball throwing drill that can be done alone. – Start with the ball in a catching postion, and then turn and simulate the…

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5 Awesome Baseball Fielding Drills for Beginners!

Good baseball fielding requires a combination of mobility, speed, agility and ball-handling skills. I’ve put together 5 great fielding drills for your younger players who are just beginning or need extra practice with the fundamentals. Drill No.1: Past Ball Purpose: Players will be more responsive and more confident when they are able to accurately and…

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