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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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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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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Bunt Visualization

Purpose Helps players develop proper bunting technique and timing. Drill Setup One coach works with a group of players in this drill. Find a space in the field and have all players

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Drop Step Drill

Purpose To practice using a drop step to field pop flies and line drives Drill Setup Create a line of fielders (all with gloves) standing 20 feet away from the coach. Coach

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Rhythm Drill for Hitting

Purpose Improves hitting rhythm and bat speed Drill Setup This drill requires a lighter, thinner bat than you would normally use. You can purchase underload training bats from sporting goods retailers. Or

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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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Heavy Bat Snaps

Purpose Build hitting strength in the forearms and wrists Drill Setup Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. How it Works 1. Player holds the bat straight out in front

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Plane the Ball Drill

Purpose Eliminates loops in the swing. Players learn to execute a short, quick, downward swing. Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach kneels at the mound with a pitching machine. Use a

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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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Bunt Defense Drill

Purpose In this defense drill, offense learns to bunt a runner over, while the defense learns to work together to execute good bunt defense. Set Up Infielders set up at their positions.

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