Tips and Drills for Teaching Kids to Catch a Baseball

Teaching kids to catch a baseball

  Catching the ball can be quite difficult for a young player who is new to the game of baseball. Most young kids are not very coordinated with their dominant hand, let alone with a glove on their non-dominant hand. It can be quite awkward for them at first. Here are a few tips and drills that I like to use when I’m teaching kids to catch a baseball.   The glove Ask your players to point to the part of the glove that they are trying to catch the ball with. You’ll find that many will point to the palm …

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