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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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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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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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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Inside Outside Drill

Purpose Teaching players how to adjust to pitch location without altering their stride Drill Setup Setup 2 tees side by side on the plate - one to mimic a low inside pitch,

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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

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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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Contact Point Hitting Drill

Purpose Builds bat control and pitch awareness Set Up Player stands at home plate with a bat Execution Player gets in batting stance and swings, stopping at the contact point for each of the nine

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