Catching Fly Balls

Catching Fly Balls I have coached for nearly 20 years, at nearly every level except MLB…And in that time, I have said this to countless numbers of people.  I get the same puzzled look from each and every one of them, each and every time that I say it.  With youth players, the hardest thing…

Why Do We Do Some Fielding Drills on Our Knees? Fielding Drill…Knee drills for Fielding.

PLEASE FOLLOW/LIKE/SHARE…Thanks!   Why Do We Do Some Fielding Drills on Our Knees? Most people do not realize this…But when a baseball player (infielder) is asked to do drills while being on his knees, many positive things are a direct result!  The player can actually learn and teach himself so much about the proper mechanics…

The Relay Throwing Drill for Baseball…The Cut-Off Baseball Drill…Learning How to Use the Cut-Off Man in baseball

Baseball Drills: This drill is mainly used for learning the proper way to complete the single or double cut-off in baseball. This drill is for the defense, and can utilize the entire TEAM at different points. Please feel free to add in other ideas, steps, or contests and fun. You should have already taught throwing,…

Dugout Rules for Baseball…Youth, High School, College…”Rules for the Dugout”

Dugout Rules -Coach Corey Twigg 1 – Players and coaches ONLY in the dugout and general dugout area – Parents will drop off drinks and snacks before the game so that they are not bothering the players or the coaches during the game 2 – Bats – Should not be swung in or right around…

Baseball Drill…Youth to Adult…The “Football Pass” Outfield Drill

“Football Pass” Outfield Drill for Baseball This drill is done with a group of about 5 players and 1 coach The player who is up faces the coach The rest of the line is behind the coach The coach points over the player’s left or right shoulder The player then “drop steps” and breaks in…

Baseball Drill…Youth to adult…The “Gator” Baseball Fielding Drill

Youth Baseball Fielding Drill (“The Gator”) This drill is done with 2-4 players and 1 coach *Coach teaches 1st – The Glove hand is the bottom jaw or choppers of the alligator – The free hand is the top jaw or choppers of the alligator The Coach will roll or hit ground balls to the…

How to Bunt Properly and Correctly… How do You Bunt? Bunting Advice for Baseball

Bunting advice -Coach Corey Twigg Never bunt a pitch that is a ball…(Unless it is a squeeze bunt – Isn’t there always at least 1 exception to every rule!!??) Sacrifice means exactly that.  Give yourself up for the good of the team.  You are a “sacrifice.”  You are looked at as an “out.”  It is…