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Hash Mark Drill

Play Type:   Ball Handling and Defense Drill Purpose This is a great defense and ballhandling drill that simulates a half court trap, with the ball handler retreating with an escape dribble to get back out into the middle of the floor. Set Up Have...
2016-04-15 09:14:26

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“Carioca” Drill for Range of Motion

 Purpose:   This is a great conditioning drill towork on your player’s full range of motion. Execution: Take the behind step, lift, and rotate. Your players should focus on controlling the feet by rotating the hip and the knee across the body.
2016-04-08 08:49:24

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“Suicide Squeeze” Bunting Drill

Purpose This bunting drill is used by a team that has a good bunter at the plate and a pitcher who has thrown a high percentage of strikes. Execution The runner is going to break as the pitcher’s front foot touches the ground. If the ball is bunted...
2016-04-08 08:28:03

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Vacuum Pass

Play Type:   Point Guard Passing Drill Purpose This is a great passing drill that focuses on catching the ball on the move. Set Up Have your point guard start at halfcourt with the ball in their hands. You’ll have a wing player setup at the foul...
2016-04-08 08:02:39

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“Pop Up of Death” Fielding Drill

Purpose This fielding drill is designed to teach players how to judge pop-ups and the proper way of letting every one know that you are going to “call” it.  It teaches players to judge pop-ups, take control of a fly ball, as well as avoid...
2016-04-03 09:30:50

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3 Softball Fielding Drills to Master Lateral Movement!

When working on softball fielding techniques, it’s important to include drills that work on lateral movement and pushing your fielders to the left or right.  This is a great skill buillder because you have to focus on pivoting while fielding, with...
2016-04-03 09:12:58

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
Jump Shot Pivot Drill

Play Type:   Shooting Drill Purpose This is a great shooting drill that teaches your players about facing the basket.  If the player is right-handed, he/she is going to jump stop on two feet, make one sound, and then always pivot on their left foot.
2016-04-02 20:11:07

Posted an entry on Softball Spot
A Beginners “Step Drill” for Softball Hitting

When the player gets into their stance, one of the most common problems you might see is the first step of the hit going out.  In today’s video blog post, we are sharing a great beginner drill that you can use to help your players learn to not...
2016-03-25 10:16:28

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Post-Game Cool Down Drills

There is a lot of focus on warm up for practices, but the cool down is equally important.  A good cool down will help cool the muscles and slow the heart rate, but even more importantly, cool downs can help players to keep playing, and not being...
2016-03-25 09:52:59

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
2 Minute Tipping Drill

Play Type:   Shooting & Warm Up Drill Purpose This is a quick training workout that your players can do to get warm and ready for game time or for a great practice. Set Up Set up 4 players in a line, with the first player holding a basketball...
2016-03-25 09:08:46

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Using the “Dry Swing” Hitting Drill for Dynamic Balance

The “Dry Swing” Hitting Drill develops dynamic balance and proper body sequence of the swing. By dynamic balance, we mean chin staying over the top of the belly button and working from the ball of the foot to the ball of the foot. This is one of...
2016-03-13 09:39:56

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“Caught In A Pickle” – A Baseball Drill for Mental Focus

Younger players can often get behind in the game which will lead to them not being able to focus on the game. This is a great baseball drill to help players learn better focus under real game time pressure. Execution 1. Have a runner at first and a...
2016-03-13 08:47:41

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
Chase the Point Guard Drill

Play Type:   Passing & Dribbling Drill Purpose This is a great warm up drill that helps to get your players loose and work on their dribbling skills. Set Up In this particular drill, the point guard is trying to get to the basket and score from...
2016-03-13 07:11:09

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The String Drill for Softball Hitting

This is a great softball hitting drill – and en excellent trick! – for working on the stride.  It works well for younger players who you see a lot of stepping out and overstriding from. Get your hitter into a good stance, and into their...
2016-02-29 12:15:35

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Ball Drops for Agility & Quickness

Ball drops are a great way to work on your agility and quickness.  You’ll need a partner and a ball to do this drill, and basically, the person doing the explosive running is trying to get to the ball before it bounces twice.  You’ll want to...
2016-02-29 11:55:30

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
3 Pass 3 Layup Drill

Play Type:   Layup Shooting Drill Purpose This is a great shooting drill that focuses on good passing, cutting and lay-up technique on the two-foot power lay-ups.  This is a variation of the 3-man weave basketball drill – it’s three...
2016-02-29 10:05:41

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8 Common Hitting Mistakes (And How To Correct Them)

Hitting a softball is arguably one of the hardest techniques to master, in any sport. Even after players learn and understand the basic mechanics of the swing, it’s very common for them to develop bad habits that hamper their hitting...
2016-02-23 12:36:47

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
The Square Stand Up/Sit Down Slide for Baserunning

The general rule for youth league baseball is that there are no head first slides into any base.  The Square Stand Up/Sit Down Slide is the general baserunning slide used in youth baseball. This sliding technique can be used when sliding into 2nd,...
2016-02-22 00:21:32

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
The Mascot Drill

Play Type:   Pre-Game Warm Up Purpose This is a great movement drill that focuses on passing, dribbling, jump stops and lay-ups. Set Up Set up three lines. The line in the corner’s going to have the basketballs. Execution First, we’re going to...
2016-02-21 14:25:51

Posted an entry on Softball Spot
3 Basic Softball Drills To Build Fundamental Skills

No matter what age level you coach, it’s important to spend time at every practice working on the fundamentals. In this article, we’ll review 3 basic softball drills covering fielding, baserunning, hitting. If you’re working with...
2016-02-18 14:55:45


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