Bunt and Run

Purpose Helps players learn to bunt for base hits. Set Up You can do this drill in the infield or with any open space in the outfield. Set up a small diamond

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Double Tee Drill

Purpose To help hitters hit the ball with a level swing, and avoid looping or uppercutting. Set Up Set up two batting tees at the plate as shown in the illustration. One

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Tee Derby

Purpose Helps kids understand the importance of the weight shift when generating power. Set Up Set up the tee at home plate or any open space in the outfield. One player is

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Towel Bat Drill

Purpose Increase bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a great warm-up drill. Set Up Take an old or cracked bat. Saw it off just above the trademark and attach a

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Clap Drill

Purpose Teaches hitter to keep her hands back and wait on the ball. Set Up Batter gets in normal stance by tee. Coach stands, kneels or sits nearby. You can create your

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Fast Hands Drill

Purpose Develops fast hands for hitting. Set Up Batter gets into stance at home plate or another location on field. Coach stands to batter's side. Instructions Batter gets into stance. She grips her bat by

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Call Out Location Drill

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. Instructions Batter gets into good stance.

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Blind Tee Drill

Purpose To help hitters visualize the contact points for pitches in various locations Set Up Set up three batting tees at the plate - One directly over the plate. One off the

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Swing and Sprint

Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set

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Knee Pinch Drill

Purpose Helps prevent overstriding, while improving balance, rhythm and timing Set Up Place a batting tee and a ball directly over the plate. The batter sets up inher normal stance. Coach holds

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One Hand Hitting Drill

Purpose This drill helps the player develop a short, quick, compact swing. Set Up Player kneels beside tee in front of net. Instructions 1. Coach places ball on tee and player swings with one

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