Fielding

3 Ways to Win the Close Ones

Even with incredible pitching, tight games will come down to a single play resulting in the difference of a single run. Is your defense ready? Check out 3 ways to improve your defense and win more close games. When your defense boots...

 

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How to Get More Tag Outs

Tagging runners out might seem like it has everything to do with the throw. But, you might be surprised to learn there’s a secret in how you make the tag. There’s actually an art to the way your infielders receive a...

 

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How a Trashcan Will Improve Your Defense

Discover how the lowly trashcan will improve your defense, by helping to create throwing lanes. From doubleplays to bunts, fielders have to make plays by throwing around runners. While this isn’t easy, it’s now easier to practice using a simple trashcan. Middle...

 

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Fielding – 1st Base

A 1st baseman will sometimes slightly miss tagging the 1st base bag with her foot when a throw is off the mark. Since an umpire's angle on this play is usually poor, avoid having this play called "safe" by telling...

 

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Fielding – Fielding and Receiving

To help your players do a better job of fielding groundballs, receiving throws and making quicker throws have them practice keeping their eyebrows level at all times. Whenever your players are fielding or catching a ball if their eyebrows stay...

 

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Coaching Certification Up Close – Level 6

Continuing on with our Coaching Certification Program overview, we're highlighting Level 6 in this issue so you can see if this contains the information you need. This article looks inside Level 6 which is targeted toward more advanced coaches and players....

 

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