Over the Head – Fielding Drill

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Fastpitch Drills

This drill is an effective way to initiate a game like situation in how to react to a fly ball that could be going over the players head.

Line up the players next to the coach or individual throwing the balls.

Have the first player step out about 15’-20’ in front and facing the thrower.

The thrower will throw/hit a fly ball that goes over the player’s head, either to the right or the left side of the player.

The player must then tuck her glove and run in the direction the ball is traveling

The player should make the catch under the ball and return the ball to the thrower.

Repeat with all players in line

Have the players stand closer for added difficulty upon advancement.

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