This drill simulates a play when the game is on the line. There is no time to catch the ball two-handed.

Player must field the ball onehanded to the side of her body and come up throwing immediately. Speed is imperative in this drill.

Set Up

  • Player lines up in outfield.


  1. Coach throws a ground ball to the player or hits one to her.
  2. Player charges the ball, fields it to the side of her body and immediately goes into a crow hop and throws the ball back.

Coaching Tips

  • Have the player throw the ball back to the coach.
  • Have the player throw to a particular base. You could even add a baserunner.