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3 Best Fielding Drills with Small Baseballs

Developing better hand eye coordination and precision in fielding take practice and we love these softball and baseball fielding drills with small baseballs / mini baseballs that you can do on your own. (Interested in hitting drills for precision? Check out our other post on hand eye coordination drills.) Sometimes, you don’t have a partner […]

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Updated: September 21, 2022

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Coach Rick Eisenberg demonstrating the Step Back Drill

The Step Back Drill with Rick Eisenberg

For youth baseball players, learning HOW to use the legs to generate a powerful swing and bat speed can be difficult. It's much easier to be all "upper body" and just swing the bat with all arms.

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Updated: May 6, 2022

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Two Keys to Make Batting Tee Drills Work Better in Games

Perhaps nowhere in sports is the difference between practice and actual games so pronounced as it is with hitting a baseball.  You might be asking yourself, why am I crushing the ball in tee drills but not in real game situations?  If you are having trouble transferring your hitting skills from practice to games, you aren’t alone.  It’s a more common problem than you think.  The good news is that there are things you can do right now to make batting tee drills work better for you in real game situations.

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Published: March 14, 2022

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How to Use a Batting Tee Like a Pro: Part 2

In Part One of “How to Use a Batting Tee Like a Pro”, we discussed tee placement and contact points.  In this article, we welcome back former MN Twin Doug Bernier for more of his thoughts on how to properly use a batting tee like the professionals.

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Published: March 9, 2022

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How to Use a Batting Tee Like a Pro: Part 1

The evolution of the modern batting tee began with Joe Tanner, professional coach, and inventor of the Tanner Tee.  Since then, the batting tee has become an essential training tool for baseball hitters, from tee-ball to the big leagues.  After baseballs, gloves, and bats, batting tees are the most widely used baseball or softball equipment in the sport.

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Published: March 2, 2022

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What to Buy for Tee Ball

Here's a checklist of what to buy for tee ball, as well as a handy guide for first-time tee ball coaches looking to have everything they need to run a successful practice.

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Published: April 21, 2021

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