I received these suggestions for [tag]baseball[/tag] [tag]drills[/tag] from Billy and Matthew.  These drills are fun and effective and represent the spirit of the [tag]little league baseball organization[/tag].Little League Baseball Organization

From Billy…
I have an oldie but goodie!   All you need is a broom or rake handle cut it in half (size of a bat), a bunch of plastic golf balls (I have over 150) and maybe a back stop.  It saves time on chasing balls.
I will just kneel to the side of a player and just toss the ball in front of them.

Great [tag]hitting[/tag] [tag]drill[/tag] and the kids seem to have fun with it.

From Matthew…
Here is a fun way to teach [tag]sliding[/tag].
Once or twice a season I hold practice at my house (I have lots of grass).
I wet a large area of the grass with the hose and have sliding contests with the kids.
I teach them different types of [tag]slides[/tag]: standard [tag]slide[/tag], hook slide, backdoor slide, pop-up slide, and of course headfirst).  With the water on the grass the kids are able to slide much longer distances and they love getting wet.

I will call the kids out or safe, depending on how they perform the slide.  Last one standing wins.

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