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Forehand Range Drill

Skill Set: Infield

Difficulty Level: Medium

Number of Athletes and Coaches: 1-2 athletes and 1 coach, or 2 athletes as partners

Average Time to Complete: 5 minutes

Equipment Required: Balls and gloves, tennis balls can be used

Goal: Stay low and keep eyes on the ball to field the ball forehanded

Description of the Drill:

• Partners 15 feet apart on facing each other on the infield

• Players start defensive ready position with knees bent, feet shoulder width apart

• Partner rolls a ground ball 10 feet to the glove side of their partner

• Receiving partner moves to get to the ball and fields it with a forehand in one continuous motion, staying low and keeping their eyes on the ball

• Partners then get reset to throw another forehand groundball

• Partners throw ground balls back and forth to each other until each partner has had 10 repetitions

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Add Difficulty:

• To add a degree of difficulty, players can challenge each other by rolling the ball harder or further away

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From GameChanger and USA Baseball.

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