By Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker
One zero one great drills for baseball avid gamers in any respect aggressive degrees and all elements of performs. Covers infielder drills, catcher drills, outfielder drills, in addition to drills for hitting and pitching. comprises dozens of photos.
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The catcher's glove hand is bare-handed. The catcher should catch the thrown ball and frame it. The catcher should hold his throwing hand behind his back. Framing is a technique used to bring a ball thrown outside of the strike zone into the strike zone, making the pitch appear to be a strike. When framing, the catcher should cushion the catch to his chest by allowing his hand and elbow to absorb the force of the ball. If the ball is outside, the catcher should pop his wrist in toward the strike zone and gently bring the ball to his chest.
The fielder should stay low on the throw. Drill #7: Front End-Backhand Drill. Emphasis Point: The fielder should tower himself to the ground. Page 16 Drill #8: Worm and Turn Drill Objective: To teach the second baseman the footwork needed for turning a double play when the ball is hit deep in the hole to the shortstop. Equipment Needed: A crate of baseballs; a base. Location: In the infield around second base. Description: A feeder throws the ball in the hole between the shortstop and second base using a ¾-arm angle of motion.
The feeder counts how many balls that the infielder catches without committing an error. 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.