Catch, throw, hit and run—and then some
| 12 min watch
When it comes to building basic bat, ball and glove skills, softball and baseball players aren’t so different. They’re learning how to hold a ball, how to throw it, how to catch it, hit it and make it around the bases. (For beginners, you’re lucky if they’re running in the right direction.)
These 10 beginner bat, ball and glove drills help everyone get comfortable with the ball and learn their way around a diamond.
Players are in a literal league of their own in this game.
Kids will love gobbling up grounders in this skill-building game.
Up Top, Down Low
Let’s see those high fives! In this game, players practice the proper way to catch pop ups.
Tee them up for some fun at the plate!
Players learn to read and field grounders in this game.
Players alternate catching barehanded grounders and pop ups in this game.
Players race their way around the diamond in this game.
Clean Up Crew
Get that ball off of my yard!
Beginners get comfortable on the field in this low stakes, high fun scrimmage.
The play is always at the mound in this game.