By Marty Schupak
''This convenient training instrument includes a number of either tried-and-true and leading edge drills that construct on and toughen your strategy and tactic guide of seven- to 12-year-olds. Drills are simply positioned by means of subject within the seven chapters, they usually development in hassle that you can select the main acceptable ones in your gamers' skills in every one part of the sport. And, simply because cognizance spans are brief at these a long time, every one drill is designed to maximise the variety of gamers concerned at the field.'' ''Helpful counsel in the course of the booklet make on-field perform, association, and time administration a lot more straightforward. formative years Baseball Drills is your consultant to designing enjoyable, effective practices in order that your gamers get the absolute best adventure taking part in the sport.''--BOOK JACKET. Read more...
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The first player to reach five points loses the game. RELATED DRILLS 3, 9, 10, 17 ������������������������������������ 35 15 DIVE-BALL DRILL PURPOSE To develop the confidence to leave the feet, or dive, when fielding a hard-hit ball on the ground. EQUIPMENT Bucket of baseballs, gloves TIME 3 to 5 minutes PROCEDURE 1. Divide the team into two or three groups, depending on the number of available coaches. 2. The coach calls out the first player, who stands 10 to 20 feet from the coach, facing him.
Position players at every infield position. They should be in the ready position. 2. Put a base runner at first base. 3. The coach has already placed a baseball, without the fielders knowing where, in foul territory behind first base to simulate an overthrown ball. 4. On the “go” command, the base runner takes off for second base. 5. The first baseman finds the ball, then throws it to the infielder covering second base. KEY POINTS This effective team drill teaches players what to do after mishandling the ball.
Although it might fake out the runner, the player might drop the ball on the pump. 4. The fielder should squeeze the ball with the glove when tagging a runner so that the ball does not fall out of the glove. Variation The base runner receives one point for making it safely back to the base he came from and two points for advancing to the next base. The fielders receive one point for tagging the runner out before he reaches either base. RELATED DRILLS 23, 63 ������������������������������������ 55 25 SCREAM DRILL PURPOSE To practice calling off another fielder on a fly ball EQUIPMENT Bucket of balls, gloves TIME 4 to 8 minutes PROCEDURE 1.