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Catcher's Accuracy Throwing Drill

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This accuracy throwing drill is designed to improve the catchers accuracy when throwing down a runner to 1st, 2nd, or 3rd base.

Catcher's Accuracy Throwing Drill

 
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Setup

If you have 4 catchers, place a catcher at each base and behind home plate.  If not, place as many catchers as you have on each base and fill in any infield player at the remaining base. 

 

Instructions

The catcher behind the plate should throw to any base.  The catcher placed at that base should then throw to another base, then the ball should be thrown back to the catcher behind the plate.  Have the catchers behind the plate rotate after 10 throws to each base (30 throws)

Variations

Have catcher simulate getting up after the pitch to make the throw.

Have the coach toss ball behind catcher to simulate overthrown pitch

Coaching Points

Good accuracy allowing an easy tag on 2nd and 3rd base.

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