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Big Man Drill

Improve transition offense, conditioning, and ability finish in a fast break situation. Set Up All Guards at one end of the court, All Forwards (Big Men) at the other baseline. Each Big Man with a ball.     Execution Big Man 1 makes 2-3...
2015-09-02 10:19:43

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Baseball Fielding: 3 Receiving Positions for Shortstops

You don’t always need to practice fielding with a live ball. In this video blog post, we are discussing baseball fieding and how you can work on the 3 receiving positions for shortstops and work on receiving technique in your practice without...
2015-08-31 11:03:20

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The Hammer Hitting Drill and a Strength Test

The Hammer Drill is a fantastic hitting drill that allows you to feel the proper wrist position for the hit. The Hammer Hitting Drill Using a 2×6 and a hammer, have a player grasp the handle of the hammer with both hands, in their hitting grip....
2015-08-31 09:33:14

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Gauntlet Dribbling

The purpose of this drill is to teach players to work on ball handling while protecting the ball from aggressive defenders. Set Up Form a line of 4-5 players from the corner of the half court, 45 degrees towards the hoop. Players are spaced out....
2015-08-24 13:08:37

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Baseball Fielding: 3 Lead Throws for the Shortstop

In this video blog post, we are talking about double plays for the short stop and the 3 throws that a shortstop can make to the second baseman to lead on the double play. Swivel / The 6 Ball Technique The Swivel / 6 Ball technique is when the ball is...
2015-08-21 21:31:41

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Softball Hitting: Inconsistent Contact and the Uncontrolled Bat

At times you have players that don’t have that consistent ability to hit the ball well. Maybe they have too much movement in the swing?  In today’s blog post, we are talking about softball hitting and come techniques you can use to...
2015-08-21 15:10:38

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3-on-3 Screening

The purpose of this drill is to teach your players to focus on screening and moving without the ball.  Screens are most effective when the player receiving the screen waits for the screener to set, and then makes a read on their defender on how to...
2015-08-17 09:42:09

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The Tire Drill for Softball Hitting

The Tire Drill is a softball hitting drill for strength, but it also develops point of contact understanding and teaches players to hit through the ball. In this offensive softball hitting drill, players gain an understanding of the proper contact...
2015-08-13 12:53:29

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Barehand & Backhand Fielding for the 3rd Baseman

The backhand and barehand catch is an invaluable skill for all third basemen to master. In today’s video blog post, I am sharing some tips on how to properly implement these techniques into your fielding plays. Barehand One important techniques...
2015-08-12 22:39:16

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1 vs 2 Dribbling

This is a great drill that will help to teach your players how to handle the ball with aggressive, multiple defenders, as it simulates a high pressure defense. Set Up All Players on the baseline, in groups of 3, 2 on defense, 1 on offense. One ball...
2015-08-12 21:15:10

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Softball Fielding: The Flip Drill

This softball fielding drill focuses on the wrist flip during the throw. Adding a wrist flip will add an arc to the throw for more distance and accuracy. Set Up Have 2 players face each other at about 15-20 feet apart. The first player will hold the...
2015-08-05 22:30:26

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Baseball Fielding: 3rd Base & Fielding The Slow Roller

In this video blog post, we are talking about some of the things that the third baseman needs to be proficient at in order to successfully field the slow roller and make an out play to first base.  If your player can perform these 6 techniques, he...
2015-08-04 11:56:29

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The Fire Drill

This passing drill incorporates a V-cut before performing a pass. This is a great conditioning drill that teaches players to handle the ball on the move. It also trains players to pay close attention to what is happening on the court and responding...
2015-08-04 11:20:14

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Softball Pitching: The Wrist Snap Drill

This is the first softball pitching drill that I do with my pitchers in our practices. The focus of this drill is on good form, a good line, and making sure you are getting a tight wrist action to achieve the proper spin of the ball. The wrist snap...
2015-08-01 12:12:56

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Pitcher Fielding: The Comebacker Technique

In this pitcher fielding drill, we focus on “comebackers” to the pitcher, both to the left and right. This drill will helps your pitchers determine who is going to cover the bag when returning a double play.  It also focuses on...
2015-08-01 11:14:30

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Raytown Passing Drill

This is a great pre-game warm-up or practice drill that focuses on passing. It will really show you the players who ca handle the ball on the move and on the fly. It will also help break the habit of players who always take the ball above their head....
2015-08-01 10:44:21

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Fielding for Pitchers: The Glove Only Flip

This baseball fielding drill is known as the Glove Shuffle, or the bare hand scoop. It is used when you need to charge the ball and throw to home plate for a force out, and sometimes for a tag. It doesn’t happen often, but it’s a great...
2015-07-24 10:09:15

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Softball Fielding Fundamentals: “Balance Drill” for Fielding

This is a great softball fielding drill to check if your fielders are totally balanced when they get ready to field the ball. You are going to work on fielding that ball with your footwork lined up to the base that you are throwing to. This softball...
2015-07-24 00:42:37

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3 Lines / 2 Balls Drill

This ballhandling drill is called “3 lines / 2 balls”. This is another great conditioning and ball handling drill. Set Up Begin with a hoop ball and a rubber basketball Space out 3 players along the line at the end of the court under the basket...
2015-07-23 23:57:34

Posted an entry on Baseball Tutorials
Baseball Fielding: Fielding Down 1st and 3rd Base Lines

In this baseball fielding drill, we’re going to work on fielding the ball down the third base and first base lines. The ball is going to be considered “non-moving”, and we’re going to work on using the bare hand. It’s very...
2015-07-17 11:21:15


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