Purpose Works on getting off the mound, fielding the ball and throwing to first. Drill Setup Place three baseballs along first baseline and three along third baseline. Pitcher stands on the mound. How
What is Bat Speed? Bat Speed: Bat speed is measured in miles per hour (MPH) and considers only the highest speed of the bat head (peak velocity) through the hitting zone.
Why do some pitchers stride too closed and work against their lower body? What exactly is too closed to the plate? In today's video blog post, we are answering these
In today's video blog post, we have an excellent breakdown of baseball hitting tips to prepare for a successful game at bat. These valuable practices will help your athletes conquer
In today's blog post, we have put together a great list of Baseball Hitting questions and answers for coaching at the youth level! Baseball Hitting Q & A's Q: At the youth
In today's blog post, we are talking a little bit about working the fence as an outfielder. Working The Fence & Fielding the Ball Working the fence is important for two reasons.
In today's blog post, I am sharing with you two excellent baseball power hitting drills that use a basketball! These baseball power hitting drills will work your players in a
In today's blog post, we are going to talk more about baseball bunting, and some of the different aspects you need to be sure to address for a successful bunting
There are three basic stances that players assume when they are up to bat. Today we're going to discuss these 3 stances, their mechanics, proper form and hitting fundamentals. Open Stance The
Before you ever jump into hitting drills during baseball practice, it's essential to spend some time focusing on the body's various systems that are used day in and day out
I always start training with a gentle jog around the bases in preparation for the training session. One session I do every week is the arm warm up for throwing
I have had problems with just general catch practice for the kids. In order to help I picked up a couple of orange colored ropes at the hardware store. Because
We use one drill to work on 3 skills: baserunning, sliding and throwing. Best part of all--the team loves it. :-) Three in One Drill Wet a spot in outfield so it
A couple of things I work on is with the theme of "back to the basics" which we all need. Try these baseball training drills and tips to help your
This is one of my best baseball defense drills. I use it often and the results speak for themselves. Bucket Drill I line up my players on third base and I am
If you're working with your players on bunting skills,here's an easy, inexpensive way to make an excellent bunting training bat. You need and old wooden bat that is no longer
Here are some T-ball coaching tips that I’ve been doing with my T-ball teams. I’ve been coaching 4, 5, and 6 year olds for the last couple of years and
One of my favorite baseball tips and drills has to do with footwork--so important for all aspects of baseball. This drill is intended to teach kids proper footwork which in turn contributes to better throwing motion & proper receiving position.