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Outfield Approach Drill

To work on taking a proper approach on a ground ball, place cones in an arc in the outfield.

The semi-circle represents the necessary angle to take in order to be moving towards the target when fielding a ground ball.

Again, work first on the concept of taking an angle (surrounding the baseball, similar to a fielding approach) and then add the fundamental steps of fielding a ground ball in the outfield.


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