by Tim Covey
As infielders advance in their skill-level, learning how to properly field a short-hop is a necessity. And having a fastpitch softball practice drill or two to work on them is a huge help.
And that is what I will share with you today. Click the video below to learn about the "high-toss short-hop drill" and then continue reading for a few extra tips!
While you don't need to shy away from trying it with younger or less experienced players you will need to be careful to not frustrate the heck out of them. As you begin this drill, you may observe that even some of your more highly skilled players will struggle initially.
However, with some patience, persistence, and practice, this will become a great way for your players to work on picking the short-hop.
Want to learn more about teaching short-hops, throws on the run, and more? Then Covey Sports Impact Coaching Academy the might be a great fit for you!
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