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Catcher – Foul Balls

Have you ever stood in the dugout excited that your pitcher was able to get their best hitter to pop up a ball foul, behind home plate, only to watch your catcher turn the wrong way, do a few circles...

 

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Catching – Throwing Footwork

When making a throw down to 2nd base, your catcher will probably need different footwork on an inside pitch than when she catches an outside pitch. Whenever a catcher receives the ball away from her throwing hand she can't take...

 

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Catching – Throwing

Catchers spend most of their time throwing to players that are on the move hustling to cover a base in time to catch the ball and make the tag. To help your catchers with this idea of throwing to a...

 

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How to Get 68 Great Drills

Are you looking for some great Drills for making your 2017 practices better? If so, then check out our 68 proven Drills! We could all freshen up our practices with some new and exciting drills. If you’re looking for ways to...

 

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3 Tips for Young Catchers

While catchers don’t seem to get a lot of coaching, they are HUGELY important to the outcome of a game. A great catcher helps make a great pitcher so discover 3 things to improve your catcher today! Catching involves lots of...

 

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Catching – Framing

To help your catchers improve their framing have them work on catching the "outside" part of the ball. Start them with their glove off and just working on hand position to the ball from a short distance using easy tosses...

 

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Catching – Catching

"Invite the pitch" is a great way to think about how a catcher should set up for a pitcher. Everything the catcher does from her body positioning to how she holds her glove should be to help "invite the pitch"...

 

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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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Catching – Low Pitches

To help your catchers get more low pitches called for strikes have them reach out more for the pitch so their elbow is almost straight, but not stiff. This allows the catcher's glove (with the ball in it) not to...

 

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Catching – Faster Throws

To help your catcher be able to throw quicker after she's blocked a ball in the dirt, have her lift up her throwing-side knee instead of using her hands to raise her entire body off the ground. A catcher can...

 

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