The above video displays a kids baseball drill that’s ideal for pitchers who tend to let the ball go too soon.

For this kids baseball drill, we’ll use a two-foot long, 5/8″ dowel with a taped handle.

Have your pitcher hold the dowel just like he’d hold a baseball. This kids baseball drill encourages arm speed out front at the release and is great for the pitcher who tends to cut it off or release while his arm is too far back. This is a hand speed and arm speed drill, and the timing of the hand speed is very important.

He’ll hear the wand move through the air, and he wants to ensure that he hears the “swish” out in front. We want to make sure the “swish” happens even at his head or out in front of him.

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