EARLY ACTIVITY DRILL STARTS AT 8:00 (BELOW GOLD)
PRACTICE STARTS AT 8:00 (BELOW BLACK)
Throwing Structured Catch Play 8:10-8:25 15 Minutes
Playing catch is the most important "drill" you will ever run as a coach! Structured Catch Play is more than just a drill. It's actually more of an organized,...Read More
A variation of the ready, break, throw drill. Keeping using ready, break, throw terms b/c players are already familiar with those concept. Focus both on the throwing and catching.
Defense Fundamentals: Ground Balls 8:25-8:40 15 Minutes
Fundamentals: Ground Balls is a drill designed to assist both coach and player to understand the complete ground ball process, as one would watch on...Read More
Pre-pitch "hop." Approach with palm of glove facing ball. Triangle position. Chest to the baseball. For short throws (2B to 1B) use a crossover step and throw. For longer throws (SS, 3B to 1B) a shuffle step toward 1B can be added to gain ground.
Defense/ Ball Handeling Box Drills 8:40-8:55 15 Minutes
Box Drills is an infield drill designed to train and develop all aspects of infield play: Ground balls, catch play, feeds, turns, and general baseball...Read More
Work on flips. Make it a competition by having 2 teams. Which team can get the most flips without a drop.
Hitting Cone & Tee Drill 8:55-9:30 35 Minutes
The Cone & Tee Drill is an instructional drill to train and develop a short path to the ball. It is a great way to introduce swing mechanics without...Read More
4 stations. 2 front toss stations, 2 tee drill stations. Use 2 tees to work on the cone and tee drill. Many of our players of long swings and will struggle with this drill at first. Don't let them cheat the drill by opening up their front side. Their stride must go directly toward the pitcher.