String Drill Baseball Hitting Drill

String Drill

Purpose Batter practices taking a good, short stride Drill Setup Batter stands in normal batting stance with string tied from one ankle to the other. How it Works Measure the batter's normal stride

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See The Ball Baseball Hitting Drill

See The Ball

Purpose Batter works on keeping his head still. Set Up Batter stands at the batting tee. Instructions Batter gets into good stance beside tee. The tee is empty - no ball is placed

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Push Off Baseball Pitching Drill

Push Off Drill

Purpose Pitchers work on balancing on their push off foot. Set Up Pitchers line up anywhere on the field. They have a glove and a ball. Instructions Players start from the stretch. They

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Two Ball Baseball Fielding Drill

Two Ball Drill

Purpose Improves outfielder’s reaction to the ball. Also, a good conditioning drill. Drill Setup Player and coach stand roughly 10-15 yards apart in an open space. How it Works Coach throws a ball

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Drop Ball Baseball Hitting Drill

Drop Ball Drill

Purpose Emphasizes getting into trigger position. Drill Setup Batter gets in stance in front of net. Coach stands to the opposite side of the batter holding a ball. How it Works Coach holds

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collapse drill for baseball fielding

Collapse Drill

Purpose Have players take their positions on the field, including pitcher and catcher. Coach is at-bat. Drill Setup Make sure players are backing up bases correctly, especially outfielders. How it Works Coach announces

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Pinball Baseball Hitting Drill


Purpose To reinforce to players to stay on top of the ball through their swing, as well as improving their ability to hit under pressure. Drill Setup Setup 3 buckets upside down

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Back Toss Baseball Hitting Drill

Back Toss Drill

Purpose Helps vision and ball tracking, while teaching hitters to keep their hands inside the ball. Drill Setup For younger teams, assign a coach or parent helper to each player, who will

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Baserunning Circuit

Purpose A comprehensive baserunning drill that’s also great for conditioning. Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or set up bases in the outfield at the appropriate distance. Players

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Grounders Only Tee Ball

Purpose In this scrimmage variation, using the tee speeds up the pace of the game and gives your team more repetitions in a shorter time. Hitters can work on their swing

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Bunt Off

Purpose A fun, competitive game that improves bunting accuracy and consistency. Drill Setup Using cones or chalk, mark off an area similar to the diagram below. Split your players into teams of

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Interceptor Baseball Outfield Drill

Interceptor Drill

Purpose To practice fielding line-drive balls using the crossover step and drop step. Also develops outfield communication skills. Drill Setup There are three people involved in this drill: The Coach (CH), the

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Around The Horn Baseball Baserunning Drill

Around The Horn Baserunning

Purpose Helps fielders to thrown with speed and accuracy, while training baserunners to sprint hard and round the bases with proper technique. Drill Setup Split your players into three teams. One team

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On The Run Baseball Outfielder Drill

On The Run

Purpose To practice catching balls while on the run. Drill Setup Players form a single file line with their gloves on as shown. Coach has a bucket of baseballs and stands beside

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One Step Back Partner Throwing

Purpose To improve throwing technique and arm strength. Drill Setup Group your players into pairs based on similar throwing/catching abilities. All players should have a glove, and one player in the pair

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First and Third Baseball Baserunning Drill

First and Third

Purpose A live baserunning drill that will also work on situational defense. Drill Setup Split your players into three teams. One team lines up at home plate, the other two fill the

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3 Ball Throw

Purpose Practices throwing and baserunning in a fun, game-like situation. Drill Setup Split your players into two teams. The offensive team lines up behind home plate. The defensive team lines up behind

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