By Ned McIntosh
The authoritative sourcebooks for fogeys, avid gamers, and coaches Baseball is a classy video game to benefit, relatively for a nine- to 12-year-old's awareness span. Bewildered managers, coaches, and fogeys of the greater than 2.5 million Little League Baseball® avid gamers want the entire aid they could get. packed with enjoyable and easy-to-follow directions and recommendation on educating the basics of baseball, the bestselling Little League Baseball® sequence is certain to attain with coaches and children alike. LITTLE LEAGUE® DRILLS and techniques With absolutely up to date drills and techniques, this bestselling advisor is equipped round 3 basic ideas for Little League luck: drilling the fundamentals; the preserve it simple/make it enjoyable philosophy; and perform, perform, perform.
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We’ll still stand by that statement, but if you have to choose between two pitchers with equal control, pick the big one. Pitching Drills The drill for choosing pitchers (keeping cumulative totals of strikes and balls thrown in practice) should be continued after your pitchers are chosen, because now you have to rank your chosen pitchers on dependability. Keep daily records to measure their progress. Then start keeping a record of strike position, differentiating between a low strike (belt to knees) and a high strike (belt to armpits).
4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Bat is still. Head is still. Chin is on shoulder. Shoulders are level. Arms are parallel to ground. Bat stays away from body. Fingers are loose. Knees are bent slightly. Toes are on parallel line. Front foot pivots toward pitcher. Weight starts to shift to rear foot. Arms move back. 19 Aim! 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Eyes stay on ball. Bat starts forward. Front foot starts stride. Knees turn inward. Head remains still. Wrists bring bat to level swing. Fire! 19. Eyes watch ball hit bat.
The practice will move much faster and will conﬁne itself to pitching, hitting, and ﬁelding. You can expand it at another time to become a full practice session, involving stealing and baserunning, but if your objective is to provide the maximum real-thing batting drill, then let the kids just keep coming to the plate and encountering the same situation they will have every time they come to bat in a game. If they get used to the real thing, they will be more relaxed when it happens in a game. 37 This page intentionally left blank.
Little League Drills and Strategies : Imaginative Practice Drills to Improve Skills and Attitude by Ned McIntosh