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2 Knee Drill

  Posted Nov 01/15 by Shawn Lockhart for Better Coaches

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Objective

  • The purpose of this drill is to emphasize proper throwing mechanics of the upper body.

Equipment

  • Baseballs (1 between partners)
  • Gloves (optional)

Description

  • Divide players into partners and line them up along one of the foul lines.
  • Players should be positioned 15-20 feet apart (distance is also dependant on arm strength and accuracy).

Tips

  • Emphasis should be placed on accuracy.
  • Start with hands at mid-chest.
  • Players should throw the ball using a 4 seam grip and aim for their partner's chest.
  • This drill can be done with or without gloves depending on skill level of players.
 

 
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