This is a great infielding drill to improve throwing accuracy and the strength required to play a ground ball, then throw from third to first to home. Younger players can start by making the shorter throw from shortstop to first. Then progress toward third base over time to increase the throwing distance.
Players will try to run out a double, making sure they run and touch the inside corner of first base, in this fundamental drill that focuses on proper running mechanics, as well as speed, agility and sliding.
Pitchers will form a line at the pitcher’s mound and try to knock over a water bottle at home plate in this fun pitching drill.
In this defensive drill, players stand about 20 feet apart and roll ground balls to each other and then rotate, so they get practice fielding from the different positions.
In this drill, the coach hits fly balls to outfielders in order to gain practice in fielding fly balls.
Players will stand about 10 feet away from each other in the shape of a triangle, and work on their catch, pivot and throw in this drill.
Players get to practice their throwing, catching, pivoting and hand-eye coordination in this game-situation drill.
Players learn how to step into the ball and get their hips into their swing in this fundamental hitting drill.
In this drill, players work on getting their body in front of the ball, and then picking up the ball and following through to make a good play, learning not to rush the process.
Outfielders work on fielding a ball that is slicing away from them in this fundamental drill.
Outfielders work on making the shoestring catch on balls hit in front of them in this fielding drill.
This is a great drill that sllows pitchers to work from the knee up position on driving and pivoting. It also helps develop good balance.
In this drill, pitchers develop forearm and wrist strength, as well as improve timing of lower body and upper body.
Baserunners practice tagging up situations at first, second and third int his fielding drill.
This is a great drill for teaching the batter to hit "three softballs" - this means she should be swinging along the plane of the ball for a distance of three softballs. She should not be upper-cutting (pop up) or rolling over on the ball (ground ball).
This drill teaches players how to slide with proper technique, both back to the base and advancing to the next base.
This is a great drill that teaches hitters to visualize the contact points for pitches in various locations.