|CATCHERS: Throwing Footwork |
Teaches the catcher to get to the proper throwing position quickly and with proper technique.
Equipment: Catchers gear and ball.
Catchers pair up. One throws and one catches. The catcher assumes her stance as if there is a runner on base. Feet spread , rear end up, throwing hand behind the glove.
The pitcher throws the pitch around the strike zone.
The catcher should catch the pitch and the quickly execute the proper footwork to get to the throwing position. She should pause with the ball in her throwing hand as if she were ready to throw to second. She can then flip the ball back to the pitcher.
Repeat about ten to twelve times