These [tag]T-ball drills[/tag] are good for kids who have trouble hitting the ball off the tee because they don’t extend their arms.
- Get the kids to hold back the bat.
- Stand behind them and hold the bat making sure that they are extending their arms.
- Hold the bat fairly tight in your hand so that the kids have to pull hard to get it out.
This gets them used to the idea of swinging hard. This gets them to swing hard and to extend their arms. (You or your assistant [tag]t-ball[/tag] coach can also use the dot on the ball in conjunction with this to get them used to looking at the ball).
Later introduce the idea of bending their back arm so that the stance looks more like a real [tag]baseball[/tag] hitting stance.