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Hitting Drills

The Big 6 Hitting Drills

1. Step forward/Step in (step right, left, swing)
        a. Step forward- Start behind box then go R, L, R, L, Swing (Works on staying middle)
        b. Step in- Start on side of box and step in R, L, Swing (Driving the other way)

2. Ichiro Start/Feet together- Front foot behind back foot (Works on timing)
3. Face-off (Body opened up) or Step Through with back leg
        a. Face-off- Body facing pitcher (hips open), work on rotation
        b. Step Through- When finish swing, drive/step through with back leg

4. Hack Attack- Rock forward, back, forward, Swing 
5. Stride and Check
6. Robbie Cano- Front leg up/balance (Working on timing)

Drill Level PDF Video
Soft Toss Medium
Off-Speed Front Toss Medium
Double Ball Toss(High Low) Medium
Change-Up Front Toss Medium
Location Tee Medium
Rapid Fire Toss Medium
Random Front Toss Medium
Hip Turn Drill Medium
Tee Drills
    - High Pitches/Low Pitches
    - Normal
    - Inside/Outside
    - Cross over
    - Grip opposite- helps with wrist turnover
    - Bat behind you- helps with pivot and getting torque into swing
    - Swing trainer
    - Step turns- flick of wrist 
Easy 
1-2-3 Tee Drill Easy
Top Hand Tee Medium
Bottom Hand Tee Medium
Long Tee Medium
Rhythm Tee Medium
Daily Dozen
    a. Sac 1 
    b. Sac 3 
    c. Sac and Slash
    d. Bunt for Hit
    e. Squeeze
    f. Hit and Run
    g. Behind Runner
    h. Man on 3 rd < 2 outs
    i. 2 strikes- stay alive
    j. 2 outs man on third- drive him in
    k. 2 outs, full count, bases loaded- hit or walk
    l. 2 outs bottom of 7 th inning full count, bases loaded- hit or walk 
Easy 
Hitting in BP
    a. 3 bunts- 1 st , 3 rd , drag
    b. Work on bunting a lot- sacrifice, drag, bunt for hit, suicide squeeze, sac and slash
    c. One hit and run
    d. One “get him over”
    e. One “drive him in”
    f. Normal Cuts- 1 rounds of 8, 1 rounds of 6, one round of 3, and one round of 2 
Hitting Drills
    a. One hop drill- batter will hit the ball off of the bounce; recognize and react (good for off-speed pitches) 
    b. Little League Bat- teaches hands inside the baseball and the barrel to the baseball (hit with force)
    c. Thundersticks
            i. Use with tee drills
            ii. Hit normal bp
            iii. Soft toss Drills
Easy 

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Port Washington Youth Baseball & Softball

PO Box 84 
Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074

Email: [email protected]

Port Washington Youth Baseball & Softball

PO Box 84 
Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074

Email: [email protected]
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