By Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker
One hundred and one superb drills for baseball 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 images.
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The infielders' primary objective should be to complete the run down with as few throws as possible. Drill #32: Run Down Drill. Page 42 Drill #33: Two-Line Run Down Drill Objective: To practice the "ball" call and throw during the run-down drill. Equipment Needed: One baseball; gloves for the infielders. Location: Anywhere on the baseball field. Description: The infielders form two lines. The head of each line stands approximately sixty feet apart. The coach selects one line to start the drill.
Both players should continue the drill for a specified number of repetitions or until the coach signals the end of their turn. The players should practice the various types of fielding situationsbackhand, forehand, and routine ground balls. Drill #16: Mirror Drill. Page 25 Drill #17: Dive Drill Objective: To teach the infielder the fundamentals of finishing a play after diving to catch the ball. Equipment Needed: A glove; a baseball. Location: Infield dirt. Description: The infielder places a baseball in his glove and assumes the ready position.
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101 Championship Baseball Drills by Glenn Cecchini, Raissa Cecchini, Jeff Walker