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This is a great DRILL for all ages 6U to 12U. Simply adjust distance and delivery of the ball- --from lob to hit fly balls.

Drill from: FASTPITCH SOFTBALL COACHING MANUAL, 6-16 YEARS OLD©

DRILL: "4 Corners"

Working on fly balls or outfield ground balls, long throws and conditioning.

  • First four players go to each corner of a rectangle with two  parallel sides age appropriate outfield distance long. Other short two sides are approximately 20 feet long.
  • The rest of players are in “next up” line at #1 corner.
  • Coach sets up at the same #1 corner.
  • Coach hits fly ball or ground ball to player at direct far corner #2.
  • Players then begin movement and action.
  • Corner #1 player follows hit ball and runs to Corner #2
  • Corner #2 player catches hit ball and follows her thrown ball to Corner #3
  • Corner #3 player catches ball and follows her throw to Corner #4
  • Corner #4 player catches ball and follows her throw to Corner #1
  • The “next up” in line player moves into position near coach at Corner #1.
  • Coach and players then begin the same movement and action.

Four Corners

EVERGREEN OPTIONS:
OPTIONS: Can move corners up closer for younger players.
 

 

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