Coming up with new ideas for [tag]youth baseball coaching[/tag] can sometimes be a challenge.  Here are two [tag]drills[/tag] that Jeannette and Rodney sent to me that work well.Youth Baseball Coaching

From Jeannette…
I coach a 12 u TEAM, I do a [tag]baseball[/tag] [tag]drill[/tag] that I call the “Bermuda triangle”.
Basically I split the players into groups of three, one [tag]catcher[/tag] and two throwers.
The [tag]throwers[/tag] stand about 15 feet apart, and they throw the ball directly in front of them.  This makes the catcher move back and forth for the ball.
Every “station is doing a different drill (i.e.: pop flys, grounder, short hops)
I have the players rotate clockwise from station to station every minute until they all are back where they started.

From Rodney…
The drill my team likes is the one where you line 6 cones up on first base line and 6 cones up on the third base line about 5 to 8 feet apart.

Have the players get in two lines (one on each base path) and [tag]throw[/tag] to each other. If they both catch it, they move to the next set of cones a little further apart and so on until they reach the end. If either of them misses the ball,  they both go to the back of the line.

My 7 & 8 years olds beg me to do this throwing drill every [tag]practice[/tag].

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