Batting practice

Clinic

Howard At Play

June 04, 2000

Objective: Use this `four corners drill` to improve bunting technique

* Divide up into four groups, each group gathered around one base or homeplate.

* Standing at bat, player turns to drag, squeeze or sacrifice bunt ball pitchedfrom about 10 feet away -- the pitcher on his or her knees.

* Use a catcher, too. Other players field with bare hands.

* Each player bunts24 times, mixing all three styles of bunting but gettinginstruction on technique of each as it's done; then players rotate stations.

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