Free Baseball Practice Drills


Sonntag Sports Management is pleased to provide the Free Baseball Drill Program to amateur Baseball coaches

These baseball activity cards will be an invaluable resource for you planning your practices. Each activity is designed to help young athletes improve their baseball skills and athletic literacy, making the game of baseball more enjoyable. Links to the left load up the full series of activity cards. These cards have been developed through work of a Long Term Athlete Development program.

You can upload your own recommended baseball drills here including a picture or diagram and a written description.

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Hit the Hat
Fielding & Throwing
Throwing Accuracy
Show proper throwing technique to players - emphasize point your glove to your target and reach back with throwing arm and follow through. Be sure players are using their feet when they throw. Have your assistant coach help introduce the drill. Players should be with a partner and they should be fairly far part. Have the players take their hats off and place them about 5 to 7 yards in front of them. Players should begin throwing the ball to their partner but trying to hit their partners hat laying on the ground. The partner who hits their partners hat the first is the winner. Repeat the drill and have players switch partners. Make sure players are playing catch in the same direction. The X's in the diagram are the player's hats.