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Youth Baseball Drills

Youth Baseball Drills

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    Coaches know the importance of drills. The cornerstone of most practices, they are essential in developing player skills and team execution. For younger players, however, the best drills go one step further. They engage the player, promote teamwork, and establish a lifelong love of the game.

    Youth Baseball Drills is a comprehensive collection of more than 100 of the very best team drills for young players and their coaches. Developed specifically for players aged 6 to 18, the drills teach and reinforce fundamental skills such as these:
    • Hitting                  
    • Bunting
    • Fielding
    • Catching fly balls
    • Throwing
    • Pitching
    • Base running
    Easy to understand and easier to implement, each drill is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, equipment needs, field diagrams, and key coaching points. And the ready-to-use 30-, 60-, and 90-minute practice plans help coaches put them to use and create enjoyable and productive practices.

    With variations and progressions for difficulty, Youth Baseball Drills has something for every coach and every player. It is a must-have guide for anyone wanting to teach youngsters how to play, and enjoy, the game of baseball.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Chapter 1 Practice Organization
    Chapter 2 Warm-Up Drills
    Chapter 3 Throwing and Catching Drills
    Chapter 4 Fielding Drills
    Chapter 5 Hitting Drills
    Chapter 6 Bunting Drills
    Chapter 7 Pitching Drills
    Chapter 8 Base Running Drills
    Chapter 9 Run-Down Drills
    Chapter 10 Sliding Drills
    Chapter 11 Between-Inning Drills
    Chapter 12 Situational Drills
    Chapter 13 Player Evaluation Drills