The Short Bat Drill

Purpose Teaches batter not to lift front arm, which causes him to drag the bat head and have a long, slow swing. Drill Setup Batter holds a short bat beside a tee.

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Pitcher’s Count

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that practices hitting with a count that favors the pitcher. Drill Setup Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Two teams fill

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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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Carry The Team Drill

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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Stride Line Drill

Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or set

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Hitting H.O.R.S.E.

Purpose Works on hitting the ball to specific field locations Drill Setup This works best with small groups of 2-4 hitters. Set up a tee facing in to a net, backstop or

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Heavy Bat Extensions

Purpose Build hitting strength in the triceps, forearms and wrists Drill Setup Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. How it Works 1. Player bends arms over head so bat

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Bat Behind The Back Drill

Purpose Helps pitcher focus on using his hips during his delivery. Drill Setup Pitcher stands anywhere on the field holding a bat behind his back. How it Works 1. Pitcher stands holding a bat

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Vision Drill

Purpose Helps batter see the ball better and pick up the ball better out of the pitcher’s hand Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach stands at pitching distance behind a screen.

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Rhythm Drill for Hitting

Purpose Improves hitting rhythm and bat speed Drill Setup This drill requires a lighter, thinner bat than you would normally use. You can purchase underload training bats from sporting goods retailers. Or

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Heavy Bat Snaps

Purpose Build hitting strength in the forearms and wrists Drill Setup Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. How it Works 1. Player holds the bat straight out in front

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Plane the Ball Drill

Purpose Eliminates loops in the swing. Players learn to execute a short, quick, downward swing. Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach kneels at the mound with a pitching machine. Use a

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Inside Outside Drill

Purpose Teaching players how to adjust to pitch location without altering their stride Drill Setup Setup 2 tees side by side on the plate - one to mimic a low inside pitch,

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Tee Hitting Drill

Purpose Allows batter to practice hitting fundamentals. Set Up Place a tee and a net in front of home plate.   You can create your own tee by placing rubber tubing in

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Contact Point Hitting Drill

Purpose Builds bat control and pitch awareness Set Up Player stands at home plate with a bat Execution Player gets in batting stance and swings, stopping at the contact point for each of the nine

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Windshield Wipers Hitting Drill

Purpose This drill builds hitting strength in the forearms and wrists. Set Up Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. Execution Start by holding bat straight out in front, with

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Stride Box Hitting Drill

Purpose The stride box helps player keep foot closed and maintain a firm front side Set Up Make a stride box by nailing together two 2x4’s (each roughly 12" long) into an L-shape.

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