Using a funnel technique brings the ball to the middle of the body and the perfect throwing position.
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A wide base automatically gets the player into a strong fielding position.
When the routine backhand is performed correctly, the fielder will be lined up to make a strong throw.
Having the feet in motion when the ball is in the hitting zone is important for reacting quicker to a ground ball.
Download Perry Hill’s PowerPoint presentation on Infield Culture & 6Fs.
Coach Hill working the 6Fs with players at the shortstop position.
When a player follows their throw, it gives optimal carry to the throw and prevents the recoil of the arm.
This 82-page PDF download covers teaching defensive skills and deals with situational defense as well. Coach Hill includes images and diagrams to illustrate the concepts of infield play.
The Knee Drill is a warm up for the infielders hands while also practicing funneling the ball to the center of the body.