Bottle Cap Drill

Purpose This is a great drill to develop and hone hand-eye coordination. Drill Setup Batter gets in stance. Coach or another player stands in front. Instead of balls, you’ll be using bottle

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Underhand Flip Force Out

Purpose To practice using the underhand flip to get force outs at second base. Drill Setup Make two lines of players - one line at the shortstop position, the other at second

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Curveball Flip Drill

Purpose Teaches batter to hit the curveball. Drill Setup Batter gets in stance in front of net. Coach kneels or sits to the side of the net and the batter. Use 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 ball on

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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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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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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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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

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The Drag Bunt

A drag bunt can be particularly effective when there is a runner on second, or first and second, and no outs. It is also an effective play when the third

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Baserunning From Home Plate

Baserunning From Home Plate In today's video blog post, we demonstrate 3 different ways of baserunning from home plate, and how to handle common hitting situations, such as ground balls, line

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