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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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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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 fill out the defensive positions

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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 it Works To begin the

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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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Shout It Out Drill

Purpose To practice outfield communication in fly ball situations Drill Setup Coach stands 5 feet behind second base with a bucket of balls. Place your outfielders in two lines, one line in

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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 the ball back

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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 is

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Catch and Crow Hop Drill

Purpose To get more momentum and velocity on the ball Drill Setup Players line up next to each other anywhere on the field Each player sh9uld have a ball and a glove How

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Drop Step Fundamentals Drill

Purpose Helps players work on the glove side drop step and throwing side drop step fundamentals. Drill Setup Outfielders line up next to each other in outfield. Coach stands in front of

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Back Hand Drill

Purpose This advanced fielding drill focuses on making sure players are low in the ready position to save a second in getting to the ball. Drill Setup Player lines up in ready

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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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