Category Archives: Baseball Drills

Baseball drills typically fit into 4 basic categories: hitting, fielding, pitching, and baserunning. An effective coach must look hard at the needs of his team and choose baseball drills that will improve the strengths and shore up their weaknesses.

Baseball Hitting: Bunting Basics

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about Bunting Basics, and I am going to share two bunting techniques. We are also going to cover hand positioning, and the benefits of using one bunting style over the other. Baseball Hitting: Bunting Basics Everyone is familiar with the bunt, and the different situations you might…

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Batting Tips: Strong Stance = Strong Hitter

As a coach, I spend alot of time showing my players the importance of building their swing from the ground up. And while the lower body and torso are the most important parts of building a good swing, that doesn’t mean we should completely neglect the upper body. Learning how to transfer the power from…

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Breaking Down the Curve Ball: A Video Tutorial!

Today, we are demonstrating the pitching mechanics of the curve ball, with a full mechanical wind-up from the mound. Pitching Mechanics: Breaking Down the Curve Ball Ensure that your pitcher shortens up his stride on the curve ball (as opposed to the stride he uses for his fast ball). By shortening up on the curve…

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3 Steps to Improving Your Defense!

During this blog post, we’re going to talk about one youth baseball drill that is sure to help strengthen your team’s defense. Breaking Down the Crow Hop Technique The crow hop is the essential part for any advanced outfielder’s ability to play that particular position. It’s important for two reasons: number one, it helps us…

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Video Tutorial: Baseball Hitting & the Six Ball Theory

In today’s video, you’ll get a quick introduction to baseball hitting, particularly what’s called the six ball theory. This is a baseball hitting theory that helps us be able to hit all pitches. With young hitters, they pull off the ball too much. When you do this, it makes it much more difficult to hit…

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