- It’s all about timing and body control – Beat the throw to the bag
- Work in straight lines to position behind bag
- Simulates imperfect throws using a fungo bat. Hit ground balls to make drill more challenging
- Fielder should beat throw to bag
- Mix in timing where player “meets” ball at bag. Players can’t always beat throws to the bag in real game situations.
- Let ball come to the glove, do not reach out to the ball
- Start the drill slow and speed up as players’ skills allow.
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