first and third cutoff play baseball fielding drill

First and Third Cutoff Play

Purpose Middle infielders work on first and third reads when trying to catch a baserunner stealing. Drill Setup Pitcher, Catcher, 2B and SS in regular positions How it Works Pitcher delivers ball to

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target catch baseball pitching drill

Target Catch Drill

Purpose Pitchers practice hitting a target. Drill Setup Pitchers pair up and throw to each other. How it Works Players throw the ball back and forth to each other. They have six targets

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Second Base Steal Baseball Baserunning Drill

Second Base Steal

Purpose Trains baserunners to read pitchers, understand timing, and get an effective jump to steal second base Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or set up a first

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3 Pitch Sets

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that practices hitting, baserunning and fielding. Drill Setup Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Two teams fill out the defensive positions

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Crow Hop Corners Baseball Outfield Drill

Crow Hop Corners

Purpose To practice using a crow hop to generate momentum for long distance throws. Drill Setup Divide your players into groups of fours. Have each foursome make a square shape with about

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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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Highliner Drill for Fielding

Purpose This drill helps players learn to make a leaping catch over their heads - useful for high line drives or bad throws for fellow fielders Set Up Player and partner stand roughly

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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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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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Covering Overthrows

Purpose Pitcher works on backing up a base and catching overthrows. Drill Setup Pitcher stands on the mound. Coach is in left-center field. How it Works Pitcher simulates a pitch to home. He

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Wild Pitch Prep

Purpose To practice handling a wild pitch when a runner is on 3rd base. Drill Setup Place your infield players in their regular positions. Place a runner on 3rd base. Coach stands

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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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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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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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wild pitch baseball defensive drill

Wild Pitch Drill

Purpose Catcher and Pitcher practice recovering after a wild pitch with runner on third Drill Setup Lines of players at Pitcher and Catcher positions How it Works Pitcher delivers pitch to home plate.

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Fence Drill for Baseball Pitching Fundamentals

Fence Drill

Purpose Pitchers work on opening their front foot properly on their stride step. Drill Setup Pitcher's line up next to a fence. How it Works Player puts one hand on the fence for

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Positive Negative Baseball Hitting Drill

Positive Negative Drill

Purpose Develops balance during the swing. Drill Setup Batter stands at home plate. Coach draws a line in the dirt at the center of the batter's body. How it Works Batter gets into

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