Catcher Blocking Drill

DRILL BENEFITS


This catcher drill is designed with three phases of instruction to focus on block, rapidfire and reaction/recovery. Catchers need quickness when blocking balls, and this drill builds that quickness efficiently.

Catcher: Blocking Drill

EXECUTION


  • Position M2 at the pitcher’s mound (Catcher: Blocking Drill) and catcher, in full gear, behind home plate (C).
  • Initiate drill by raising hand to put ball into the machine.
  • Position the M2 to shoot balls into the dirt within the vicinity of home plate, varying the velocity and location to simulate game-like blocking situations for catcher.