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  1. RIP-IT Sporting Goods Defensive Off-Season Drills

  2. The product you put on the field is a direct result of the hard work put in to off season training. Effective defensive players need to have strong legs, a strong core and a developed arm. This strength is built through structured workouts designed to target these areas. Defensive Off-Season Drills

  3. Core Strength- Increases balance and body control. Areas to target are abs and obliques. Shoulder Strength- Building up your shoulder increases power and accuracy in throws and also helps prevent injury. Leg Strength- Explosiveness and torque are generated throughout the hips and legs. Build up these strengths. Take caution in your training regimen to avoid overtraining and possible injury. Strength and Flexibility Training

  4. Repetition is the secret to success with developing defensive skills. Drills that simulate these defensive movements increase muscle memory and reaction efficiency. These drills can be practiced indoors and outdoors. Develop Motor Patterns For Fielding

  5. Lateral Quickness Drills- Working on side to side quickness and reaction. Momentum Drills- Using drills to help you understand how to use body momentum to generate speed and power. Hand-Eye Coordination- Developing quick reflexes and increasing your ability to read and react to the movement of the ball. Infielders- Fielding Ground Balls

  6. Drop Step- Outfielders need to have flawless footwork. This is mastered through repetition of the fundamentals of the drop step. Back to Back Fly Ball Drill- Spotting and running down fly balls is a skill mastered through repeated drills. This drill helps two players work together to field fly balls. Strong and Accurate Throwing Arm- This comes with practice. Simulate in game throws to specific targets. Outfielders-Building Speed And Great Footwork

  7. Training hard develops muscle groups and skills but just as important are the mental strengths being developed. Being an effective player requires confidence in your abilities. Confidence comes as a result of being prepared. Preparation is the result of training effectively. Mind And Body