Outfielders work on catching both the ball hit in front of them and the ball hit behind them in this fielding drill.
The object of bunting is to deaden the ball as it hits your bat, causing the ball to roll away from the catcher and toward either the first or third baseman. But you don't want the ball to roll too quickly! This hitting drill helps players develop proper bunting technique and timing.
Here's a great fielding drill to practice using the underhand flip to get force outs at second base.
This drill teaches your batters to hit the curveball by making sure the batter is going into trigger stride position and then waiting on the ball and hitting it as it is coming down.
This fundamental hitting drill teaches the batter not to lift front arm, which causes him to drag the bat head and have a long, slow swing.
Here's a fun, game-like drill that practices hitting with a count that favors the pitcher.
In this drill, the fielder makes a drop step, then runs to catch the fly ball to practice using a drop step to field pop flies and line drives.
This drill requires a lighter, thinner bat than you would normally use. You can purchase underload training bats from sporting goods retailers. Or simply use a smaller bat, a wooden dowel, or a sawed off broomstick.
Lower back fatigue is common among pitchers. This drill improves lower back conditioning!
The "Heavy Bat Snaps" hitting drill builds hitting strength in the forearms and wrists.
Players learn to execute a short, quick, downward swing and eliminate loops in the swing in this great drill!
Players learn how to adjust to pitch location without altering their stride in this fantastic drill. You can use whiffle balls or just place a net in front of the tees - this way you don't need to chase balls down and keep the drill moving at a high pace.
Pitchers practice keeping their chin parallel to the ground when throwing in this fundamental pitching drill.
In this defense drill, offense learns to bunt a runner over, while the defense learns to work together to execute good bunt defense.
This is a great drill that builds bat control and pitch awareness by teaching the batter to be making "a perfect swing" - it should be smooth, with bat lag, still head and a vertical axis of rotation.