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Flower Mound Youth Sports Association

FMYSA Drill Outline 9U and Up
  • Introduction / Welcome
  • Warm Up / Band Work Proper Throwing Grip / How to Throw a Baseball
  • Grip -
  • Finger Placement -
  • Arm Motion "Thumb to thigh, Ball to sky" Direction (Opposition)
  • Playing Catch Drills (Lost Art, must make it a priority)
  • See "Winning Baseball" Throwing Skills Handout
  • Infield
    • Stance -
  • Positioning -
  • Footwork -
  • Types of Ground Balls
  • Square up -
  • Glove Side -
  • Back Hand -
  • Drills
    • Bare Hands - Small Balls / Training Balls / Baseballs
  • Paddle Gloves -
  • Short Hops and Ozzie Drills -
  • 4 - 6 / 6 - 4 Flips - rollers / knee fungo -
  • Wall Ball -
  • Outfield
  • Stance -
  • Drop Steps -
  • Drills
  • Lines -
  • Fungo
  • Ground Balls / Ground Ball Do or Die -
  • Line Drives -
  • Communication -
  • Circling -
  • Angles -
  • Wall play -
  • Spin Throws / Reverse Pivots -
  • Team Defense
  • Infield / Outfield Communication -
  • Outfield Situations -
  • 21 Outs -
  • Infield Situations -
  • 1 / 3 plays -
  • Bunt Coverages
  • No One on Base -
  • Man on First -
  • Man on Second -
  • Man on Third -
  • Pitcher / Catcher Timing Sequence -
  • Pitching
    • Throwing Mechanics -
    • Fastball / Change up Grips -
  • Towel and Mirror Drills -
  • Flat Ground -
  • Bull Pens
  • Combos (FB / Change)
  • Competitive Bull Pens
  • Catching
  • Stance-
  • Set up with Runners on Base / Without -
  • Drills -
  • Hitting
  • Bat selection / How to hold -
  • Stance -
  • Load / Stride -
  • Swing Path -
  • Drills
  • Tee Work -
    • Deep Tee -
  • Soft Toss -
  • Small Balls -
  • Live - Situations
  • Bunting
  • Sac -
  • Push -
  • Drag -
  • Squeeze -
  • Safety Squeeze -
  • Base Running
  • Running Bases -
  • Secondary Leads -
  • Offensive Team
  • Offensive Situations -
  • Bunt Game -
  • Base Running -
  • Questions

 
Daily Drill Work

Winning Baseball Throwing Skills

  1. Kneeling Flips (All Ages)

  2. Kneeling Figure 8s (8U and up)

  3. Kneeling to Power (All Ages)

  4. Standing Figure 8s (8U and up)

  5. Standing to Power (All Ages)

  6. Rhythm arm cross throws (8U and up)

  7. Boxer Throws (9U and up)

  8. Jump Back Throws (9U and up)

  9. Position Specific Throws (9U and up)

  10. 180 / 360 Throws (9U and up)

  11. Throws on the Run (12U and up)

  12. Long Toss (8U and up)

  13. Pull Down throws at 90' (15U and up) 65' (9U to 14U)

  14. Step Catch and Throw 45' (15U and up) 32.5' (9U to 14U)

Alternative Position Specific Throwing - MIF flips and throws / OF Spin and Rev Pivots, Shuffle Crow hops / Corner IF DP throwing angles / C Short throws to bases / P Pick off moves and throwing to 1B

Pitcher Daily Drill Work

  1. Arms Folded - Shuffle / Shuffle throwing motion X 15
  1. No Ball Fielding Position - Shuffle / Shuffle throwing motion x 15
  1. Wall Drill with either rope ball or towel x 15
  1. Net Drills 45' throw into Large Box / Medium Box / Small Box x 15
  1. Net Drills 60' throw into Large Box / Medium Box / Small Box x 15

Emphasize Moving Forward Being Aggressive Toward Home Plate