By Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker
One hundred and one fabulous drills for baseball gamers in any respect aggressive degrees and all facets of performs. Covers infielder drills, catcher drills, outfielder drills, in addition to drills for hitting and pitching. comprises dozens of pictures.
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The coach selects one line to start the drill. The first person in that line then begins running toward the opposite line of players. The first player holds the ball in the ready position above his shoulder, while a player from the second line begins running toward him. " The first player should then throw the ball to the second player and peel off to return to the back of his line. The second player should catch the ball, while continuing forward. Another player from the first line should then replace the first player.
Coaching Point: The infielder may make the throw to first base or simulate the throw to first base and roll the ball back to the fungo hitter. Page 33 Drill #25: Rapid Fire Drill Objective: To improve the infielder's hand-eye coordination. Equipment Needed: A crate of baseballs; a paddle. Location: Infield. Description: A feeder throws short hops to an infielder who is using a paddle on his glove-hand. The hops should be delivered so that the throws arrive at the infielder's position in rapid succession.
The ball is tossed toward the backhand side of the infielder. The infielder should field the ball without moving laterally. The infielder should turn his body sideways and keep his left leg back as he bends his knees. The infielder should use the pull-through technique on short hop ground balls. The pull-through technique involves the infielder catching the ball by pulling through the ball as he points the fingers downward, as his elbow is rotated out and upward. The infielder should stay low when fielding the ball.
101 Championship Baseball Drills by Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker