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Loose Ball Scramble

Play Type:   Ballhandling Purpose This drill is a fun way to teach players to go for loose balls. Set Up Start by dividing the team into three groups. The groups will line up with the adult in the middle with the ball. Execution The coach or helper...
2016-02-11 09:25:10

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10 Keys to an Effective Softball Swing

In this article, we are going to illustrate 10 keys to an effective softball swing. Practicing these mechanics will help any hitter develop more bat speed, more power, and more consistency at the plate. You’ll notice that these keys include...
2016-02-08 18:20:21

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Softball Hitting: Back Arm Mechanics

It’s important for players to understand what happens to their back arm during the swing in softball hitting. A great introduction is to teach your players to think about throwing side arm – when that front heel comes down, you lead with your...
2016-02-07 13:33:35

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The Ultimate Jump Rope Conditioning Drill Set!

Drill Type Speed & Agility Conditioning Drill Purpose This conditioning drill set is a great athletic skill and quickness builder that will result in better base running and defense. Execution Two foot jumps – Pull the toes up toward the...
2016-02-07 13:02:26

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The ’11 Drill’ for Post Offense

Play Type:   Post Offense Purpose This drill will help players gain the skills needed to flash after set screens, and become strong and accurate mid-range jumpers. Set Up Set up two post players, one on each block. Set up a passer on the wing, and...
2016-02-07 12:27:06

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Crossover Drill for Footwork & Agility

Drill Type Footwork & Agility Drill Purpose This footwork and agility drill is a general athletic skill builder that will result in better base running and defensive skill. Execution Start from a good athletic position.  Explode using the knee...
2016-01-31 13:01:01

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Softball Bunting & Bunt Demonstrations

Softball bunting is a very valuable skill for any players to practice!  A special type of offensive technique in softball, in a bunt play, the batter loosely holds the bat in front of the plate and intentionally taps the ball into play.  Along with...
2016-01-29 00:17:54

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“Quick 2” Play

Play Type:   Transition Offense Purpose This drill will help players understand how to get quality 3 point shots in transition Set Up Coming down in transition your shooting guard(2) and small forward(3) should be on the right and left wings Your...
2016-01-28 19:43:54

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
8 Brutal Hitting Mistakes (And How To Correct Them)

Hitting a baseball 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...
2016-01-20 21:05:59

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Mental Hitting Drills for Softball

Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical. Yogi Berra It’s one of the best-known quotes of all time. And it’s just as true for baseball as it is for fastpitch softball! Most coaches understand the importance of...
2016-01-18 23:37:53

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“Foul Fly Ball” Fielding Drill

In this fielding drill, you’re going to make sure all your players get practice on both 3rd and 1st bases.  The techniques are similar, but simply the inverse of the other. Execution: Once the ball is hit up into foul territory, the infielder...
2016-01-11 11:12:03

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3 Drills to Improve Your Hitting Accuracy!

Check out these 3 great baseball hitting drills that will help your players improve their hitting and become more accurate and powerful! Front Toss Drill This baseball hitting drill develops rhythm, timing, balance, and swing sequence, while allowing...
2016-01-11 09:14:54

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Full Court 1 v 1

Play Type:   Defense Drill Purpose This defense drill works not only on your defenders ability, but also the offensive side as it gives players a chance to hone they’re ballhandling abilities and practice attempting to shake a defender.  This is...
2016-01-11 08:36:38

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Top 5 Mental Hitting Drills

Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical. Yogi Berra It’s one of the best-known baseball quotes of all time. And especially true when it comes to hitting. Most coaches understand the importance of hitting mechanics, bat...
2016-01-04 14:12:54

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Baseball Conditioning: The “X” Drill

Drill Type:  Baseball Conditioning Purpose This baseball conditioning drill helps to develop multipurpose direction and agility & quickness. Setup This is a basic drill using 4 cones.  Place cones equally spaced at a line intersection on your...
2015-12-10 09:47:06

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Skinny Bat Drill for Softball Bunting

This is a 2 person drill that can be done with a smaller skinny bat and baseballs, so you are really working on good hand-eye coordination and getting the bat head out and the ball down when you make the hit, along with working on soft hands. This is...
2015-12-10 09:21:40

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
One on One Closeouts

Improves the defenders reaction and change of direction as an offensive player makes his move Set Up Form a line underneath the basket. Player 1 is at the front of this line Player 2 stands at the three point line, at a 45 degree to the basket...
2015-12-09 14:14:11

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Softball Hitting & Shadow Bunting

Shadow Bunting: What Is It? Shadow bunting refers to having a backup hitter doing what the on-deck hitter is doing. If you have a lot of kids that you are trying to work on bunting with, you can have your hitter shadowing your on-deck hitter and you...
2015-11-06 12:57:16

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Baseball Conditioning: 3 Yard Star Drill

Drill Type:  Baseball Conditioning Purpose This baseball conditioning drill is all about simple quickness, pushing away with quick feet, pushing the hips, keep the core solid. Setup This is a basic drill using 4 cones.  Set them up three yards apart.
2015-11-06 12:13:31

Posted an entry on Online Basketball Drills
Zone O “Overload” Play

Play Type:   Zone Offense Purpose To learn to take advantage of opportunities to make basket cuts or spot up for 15 footers. Setup With your point guard up top, have the power forward come up next to him on the weak side. Your 3-man will be on the...
2015-11-06 09:00:46


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