Purpose

Batter practices hitting the ball where it is pitched.

Set Up

  • Batter gets into stance at home plate.
  • Coach stands 10-15 feet away with wiffle balls.
Batter waits on the pitch, calls out location of the pitch, then hits the ball.

Instructions

  1. Batter gets into good stance.
  2. Coach throws a wiffle ball either inside or outside to the batter.
  3. Batter calls out location, either “in” or “out” then swings and hits the ball.

Coaching Tips

  • Remember, inside pitches should be hit to left field and outside pitches to right field (right-handed batter).
  • Make sure head is being kept still and eyes remain on the ball.

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