Two Ball Baseball Fielding Drill

Two Ball Drill

Purpose Improves outfielder’s reaction to the ball. Also, a good conditioning drill. Drill Setup Player and coach stand roughly 10-15 yards apart in an open space. How it Works Coach throws a ball

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Collapse Drill

Purpose Have players take their positions on the field, including pitcher and catcher. Coach is at-bat. Drill Setup Make sure players are backing up bases correctly, especially outfielders. How it Works Coach announces

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Grounders Only Tee Ball

Purpose In this scrimmage variation, using the tee speeds up the pace of the game and gives your team more repetitions in a shorter time. Hitters can work on their swing

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Interceptor Baseball Outfield Drill

Interceptor Drill

Purpose To practice fielding line-drive balls using the crossover step and drop step. Also develops outfield communication skills. Drill Setup There are three people involved in this drill: The Coach (CH), the

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On The Run Baseball Outfielder Drill

On The Run

Purpose To practice catching balls while on the run. Drill Setup Players form a single file line with their gloves on as shown. Coach has a bucket of baseballs and stands beside

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One Step Back Partner Throwing

Purpose To improve throwing technique and arm strength. Drill Setup Group your players into pairs based on similar throwing/catching abilities. All players should have a glove, and one player in the pair

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Crow Hop Corners Baseball Outfield Drill

Crow Hop Corners

Purpose To practice using a crow hop to generate momentum for long distance throws. Drill Setup Divide your players into groups of fours. Have each foursome make a square shape with about

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3 Ball Throw

Purpose Practices throwing and baserunning in a fun, game-like situation. Drill Setup Split your players into two teams. The offensive team lines up behind home plate. The defensive team lines up behind

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9 Outs Fielding Drill

Purpose A fun, competitive game that works on fielding situations under game-like pressure. Drill Setup Divide your players into two teams - one takes the field while the others line up at

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Recovery Drill

Purpose To practice recovering the ball in front of the body after an error or bad bounce. Drill Setup Divide team into pairs, players line up across from each other forming two

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Dive Play Drill

Purpose This drill practices a situation in which a player must dive for the ball and QUICKLY return to his feet to make the throw. The focus of this drill is

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Five Step Fielding Drill

Purpose This drill works on the skills needed to quickly and effectively field a ground ball. It breaks down five steps that help a player ensure controlled movements. Drill Setup This drill

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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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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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Distance PR

Purpose To help build arm strength and proper throwing mechanics. Players will learn to use their bodies to throw the ball farther. Drill Setup This drill is best performed on a football

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Progressive Tag Up

Purpose Teaches players when and how to tag up on fly balls. Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or just set up four bases in the outfield the

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