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.
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Coach Hill’s Throwing Progression Series breaks down the mechanics of throwing. The PDF includes a breakdown of throwing and how it incorporates into the 6Fs of Fielding.
When the routine backhand is performed correctly, the fielder will be lined up to make a strong throw.
Using a funnel technique brings the ball to the middle of the body and the perfect throwing position.
Having the feet in motion when the ball is in the hitting zone is important for reacting quicker to a ground ball.
The Knee Drill is a warm up for the infielders hands while also practicing funneling the ball to the center of the body.
When a player follows their throw, it gives optimal carry to the throw and prevents the recoil of the arm.
In-depth explanation of the fielding sequence steps when using the 6Fs.
Following the 6Fs system takes the pressure of throwing off the fielder because their body is in a position to fire the ball consistently.