Team Defense

Team D – 1st & 3rd Defense

This drill is first step in teaching the 1/3 situation. Run prior to any offensive / baserunning instruction associated with 1/3’s. All athletes at position, walk through execution before having each athlete practice each position.

Team D – Bunt Defense

Team Defense drill to begin Bunt Defense. Distribute athletes around the diamond, verbally announce responsibilities, execute and get an out

Steal Coverage

Teach middle infielders defensive responsibility on a stolen base attempt. Involves defenders at C / P / 1B / 2B / SS as well as baserunners. Stand in batters box and alternate between right-handed and left-handed hitter.


A scrimmage is a time for kids to put the hard work into action, and experience the pressure of competition.