Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first. Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or set
Purpose Helps batter feel his top hand when he swings. Drill Setup Batter stands at tee. You can create your own tee using rubber tubing and cement or a rubber cone set
Purpose Batter practices hitting the ball out in front of the body. Drill Setup Place two tees at the plate. Tee 1 should be at batter's belly button and approximately waist high.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Purpose Teaches batter not to lift front arm, which causes him to drag the bat head and have a long, slow swing. Drill Setup Batter holds a short bat beside a tee.
Purpose A fun, game-like drill that practices hitting with a count that favors the pitcher. Drill Setup Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Two teams fill
Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first Drill Setup You can run this drill in the infield, or set
Purpose Helps pitcher focus on using his hips during his delivery. Drill Setup Pitcher stands anywhere on the field holding a bat behind his back. How it Works 1. Pitcher stands holding a bat
Purpose Helps batter see the ball better and pick up the ball better out of the pitcher’s hand Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach stands at pitching distance behind a screen.
Purpose Build hitting strength in the forearms and wrists Drill Setup Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. How it Works 1. Player holds the bat straight out in front
Purpose Eliminates loops in the swing. Players learn to execute a short, quick, downward swing. Drill Setup Player stands at plate. Coach kneels at the mound with a pitching machine. Use a
Purpose Teaching players how to adjust to pitch location without altering their stride Drill Setup Setup 2 tees side by side on the plate - one to mimic a low inside pitch,