The Eyes Drill

Purpose Pitchers practice keeping eyes level and on the target when throwing. Drill Setup Pitchers line up anywhere on the field. They each have a ball and a glove. How it Works Pitcher stands

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Back of Mound Drill

Purpose Helps pitcher develop a good bend in the front knee. Drill Setup Pitcher stands behind the mound with a ball and glove. How it Works Pitcher takes the ball and throws it

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High Five Pitching Drill

Purpose Helps pitchers develop a proper follow-through. Drill Setup Drill can be run anywhere on the field. Coach stands or kneels next to pitcher. How it Works 1. Pitcher gets in position with shoulders

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Transfer Step Drill

Purpose Drill can be run anywhere on the field. You need a pitcher and either a catcher or net for him to throw to. Drill Setup Pitcher works on perfecting transfer step

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Pick Ups

Purpose Improves lower back conditioning. Drill Setup Player stands anywhere on the field. Coach kneels about six feet in front of him. How it Works Coach rolls a ball to the side of

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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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Heel Up Pitching Drill

Purpose Focuses on rolling the back foot over, so that the knee is released and energy is transferred throughout the body. Drill Setup Drill can be run anywhere on the field. You

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Pads for Stride Drill

Purpose Stops pitchers from overstriding. Drill Setup Place a pad in front of the mound, roughly 90% of the pitcher's height away from the rubber.  (this is the ideal stride length -

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The Chin Drill

Purpose Pitchers practice keeping their chin parallel to the ground when throwing. Set Up Pitchers line up anywhere on the field.  They each have a ball and a glove. Execution 1.  Pitcher stands normally. 2. 

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Curveball Drill

Purpose This is an excellent drill to work on throwing a good curveball.  This drill is ONLY for players 14 and over. Set Up This drill can be run anywhere.  All the player

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Batting Tee Pitching Drill

Purpose Pitchers work on keeping their fingertips down all the way through the throw. Set Up Place a batting tee behind the pitcher. Execution Coach says "Go." Pitcher picks the ball up off the

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Paper Cup Pitching Drill

Purpose This drill prevents the pitcher from reverse spinning their back foot on the throw. Set Up Place a paper cup behind the pushoff foot along the edge of the rubber. Execution Coach tells

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Right To Left Pitching Drill

Purpose Pitchers perfect their motion and aim to get good right to left action (or left to right for left-handers). Set Up Pitcher lines up anywhere on the field.  He has a glove

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