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].
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.
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.