Goal: Teach actual game play conditions, and teach the batter to place the ball to specific locations.
1) Start by dividing up into teams of 4.
2) Bring in the first team of 4 to bat, the rest of the teams play defense in the field. (short sided defense in the outfield is fine)
3) Each team bats [...]
April 19, 2010 by Coach Todd Williams
Filed under Baseball Coaching Drills, Baseball Conditioning Drills, Baseball Drills, Baseball Practice Drills, Baserunning Drills, Batting Drills, Fielding Drills, Hitting Drills, Infield Drills, Outfield Drills, Throwing Drills
Set up the defense and a hitter gets one soft toss from plate to put the ball in play, the harder the better, no bunting. It is the job of the defense to field it and throw to first, second, third, and home plate in succession before the runner gets around the bases. [...]