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Below is a collection of simple drills players can practice that will help improve the fundamentals of the game!

SAME SIDE TOSS
The basic skill of hand-eye coordination is practiced using the “same-side toss” drill. Your child can improve dexterity, tracking the ball with their eyes, grip on the ball, and transferring the ball to the throwing hand by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

KNEE GROUND BALL
The basic skill of fielding a ground ball is practiced using the “knee groundballs” drill. Your child can improve hand-eye coordination, glove placement, ball control, and confidence when fielding a ball away from the body by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

GAME OF 21
The basic skill of proper glove and throwing hand placement is practiced using the “21” drill. Your child can improve catching a ball, transferring the ball to the throwing hand, and delivering a consistent throw by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

SOFT TOSS
The basic skill of contacting a pitched ball with a bat is practiced using the “soft toss” drill. Your child can improve hand-eye coordination, batting stance, swing path and stride, and bat control by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

FOUR-SEAM TOSS
The basic skill of properly gripping a ball is practiced using the “four-seam toss” drill. Your child can improve catching a ball, transferring the ball to the throwing hand, proper throwing grip, and delivering a consistent throw by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

ALLIGATOR HANDS
The basic skill of fielding a ground ball is practiced using the “alligator hands” drill. Your child can improve hand-eye coordination, confidence, range of motion, and footwork by practicing the fundamentals used in this drill.

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