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...

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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 improving a...

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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...

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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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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...

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3 Pitch Sets

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...

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Take A Knee Drill

Purpose To practice proper fielding technique for medium-strength ground balls. Drill Setup Fielder should stand in the grassy outfield facing a coach who is 40 feet away. How...

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Drop Step Drill

Purpose To practice using a drop step to field pop flies and line drives Drill Setup Create a line of fielders (all with gloves) standing 20 feet away from the coach. Coach...

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Wild Pitch Prep

Purpose To practice handling a wild pitch when a runner is on 3rd base. Drill Setup Place your infield players in their regular positions. Place a runner on 3rd base. Coach...

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Hip Drill

Purpose Works on maintaining a stable base while making lateral and linear movements. Drill Setup Have the players line up 3-5 feet from each. How it Works Players will roll...

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Distance Throw

Purpose Works on throwing distance and power Drill Setup Place a series of cones about 10 yards apart, continuing for most of the length of the outfield, or however you think...

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