Reaction Drill

Purpose To improve a player reaction time when fielding. Set Up Make a square with 4 cones spread about 15 feet apart from each other. Coach stands in the middle with 4

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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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Four Square

Purpose To practice fielding ground balls in a fun, competitive way. Set Up Divide team into groups of four. Make a square shape with each foursome. One player should be at each

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Short Hop Showdown

Purpose To practice proper fielding technique for short hops. Set Up Divide team into pairs, players line up across from each other forming two lines about 15 ft apart. Everyone kneels on

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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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sit and throw softball fielding drill

Sit and Throw Drill

Purpose To warm-up the wrists and arms and practice proper rotation on the ball. Set Up Arrange players into pairs based on their abilities. Players should sit crosslegged about 8-10 feet from

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SAC Fly to Score

Purpose Teaches players how to tag up and score on a sacrifice fly. Set Up Set up three outfielders in their positions, and a catcher at home. The remaining players line up

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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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Delay Steal

Purpose Helps players learn to read the pitcher and infielders, and get a great jump on the delayed steal. Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up

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Dive Drill

Purpose To practice using a dive to catch fly balls or field grounders. Set Up In the outfield grass, have a fielder kneel about 15 feet away from the coach. Fielder has

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Footwork Tennis

Purpose To practice & improve fielding footwork (crossover, drop step). Set Up Set up a “tennis court” on the field using cones as markers. The ”court” should be a rectangle 30 ft

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Race To Home

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that works on baserunning and conditioning. Set Up Split your players into three teams. One team lines up at home plate as baserunners. The second team lines

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