By Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker
One zero one excellent drills for baseball gamers in any respect aggressive degrees and all features of performs. Covers infielder drills, catcher drills, outfielder drills, in addition to drills for hitting and pitching. includes dozens of pictures.
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Location: The infield. Description: Wearing his equipment, the catcher assumes his proper stance with an imaginary runner on first base. A feeder kneels midway between the mound and home plate. The feeder throws a pitch to the catcher. The catcher should attack the pitch using the proper techniques and make a low, hard throw to the inside of second base. The coach starts his stopwatch the moment the ball hits the catcher's glove and stops it the moment the middle infielder makes the catch. ).
After one player completes a round of fielding, the players should switch roles. The coach should check to make sure that the fielder demonstrates the proper fundamentals for fielding a ground ball. Page 34 Drill #26: Circle Taps Drill Objective: To improve the infielder's hand-eye coordination and concentration on the ball. Equipment Needed: One baseball. Location: Anywhere. Description: Approximately six to eight players form a circle. On the command of the coach, they assume an athletic stance.
Description: A feeder kneels on the ground or sits on a crate to toss the ball to the backend receiver. He should be in a position corresponding to that of a shortstop in the double play position who has just fielded a ball hit directly at him. The feeder tosses the ball to second base with a side-arm delivery. The second baseman should catch the ball as he executes the proper footwork for the double playhis left foot touches the bag, his right foot steps backward in the dirt, his left foot is in the dirt on the rightfield side of second base.