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TECHNIQUE FOR LEFTY SLAPPERS

Here are some quick keys for helping your lefty slappers become more consistent and effective: Line up about middle of box with bellybutton near middle of plate As pitcher delivers the ball player either takes a cross-over step with the back foot,...

 

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Improve Your Timing with this T Drill

Learning how to swing is one thing but using that swing properly against an oncoming pitch is something totally different. If you don’t have that expensive batting cage, you can still practice timing with a simple batting T and a...

 

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Hitting – Batting Stance

To help your hitters get into the proper Stance with their feet, have them put the bat down and pretend like they're getting ready to field a ground ball. No doubt they'll immediately bend their knees more and shift their...

 

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1-2-3-4 Scrimmage

This modified scrimmage creates competition while challenging your players to rise to the occasion and get it done, now! Check out how. Create a game-like situation that forces your players to rise to the occasion by taking away all their “do-overs”...

 

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A Great Indoor & Outdoor Hitting Drill

Whether you’re practicing indoors or outdoors, here’s a great hitting drill that will help your players hit the ball up the middle! The setup for this drill is pretty simple, but simple doesn’t mean easy, as your players will soon discover...

 

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Hitting – Batting Helmets

Lots of hitters now have face masks on their batting helmets. These face masks can often be bulky and heavy making it hard for hitters to see over the bars (some masks) and tough to balance and control their heads....

 

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Hitting – Slapping

To help your slappers keep their slaps in fair territory instead of hitting foul balls down the 3rd base line try practicing using real softballs instead of whiffle balls or lite flight balls. Whiffle balls are so light that slappers...

 

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Hitting & Pitching – Adjustments

Getting our players to make quick and accurate adjustments is vital for being successful during games. Here are drills for hitters and pitchers to help them learn how to make better and quicker adjustments: Hitters: Have 5-10 different bats of...

 

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