Do your advanced outfielders need some polishing? Check out these three agility and footwork drills presented by USA National Team Head Coach Ken Eriksen. Work with your outfielders to improve their "jump," take the correct route and track fly balls. These are great drills for helping youth players learn proper footwork and improve agility. Train your outfielders to get to more balls and cover more ground. Incorporate these drills as a regular feature in your outfield practices.
Drill #1: Change of Directions
Drill #2: High Knees Over Cones (Lateral movement)
Drill #3: Speed Turn & Find the Ball
These outfield agility drills will help my kids tremendously. I coach middle school. I am always looking for easy and effective drills for them.