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1min

Todd Coburn , Welcome

Todd Coburn, The Catching Guy

Todd Coburn, The Catching Guy

2min

Two Ball - Two Knee Exchanges

Quick hands are essential for a quick release and pop time. Additionally, correctly utilizing the lead arm (mitt arm) during the throwing process will have a huge impact on the accuracy and velocity of the throw.

Quick hands are essential for a quick release and pop time. Additionally, correctly utilizing the lead arm (mitt arm) during the throwing process will have a huge impact on the accuracy and velocity of the throw.

2min

Block and Balance Drill

Being under control and balanced during the blocking process is very important for blocking success. It is especially important at the end of the block and will help in the recovery process.

Being under control and balanced during the blocking process is very important for blocking success. It is especially important at the end of the block and will help in the recovery process.

2min

Bosu Ball Windshield Wipers

Being strong from elbows to fingertips is essential for receiving success. We not only need to be quick but also need to be strong to minimize movement during the receiving process.

Being strong from elbows to fingertips is essential for receiving success. We not only need to be quick but also need to be strong to minimize movement during the receiving process.

3min

Footwork Variations, Throwing to 2B

The pitch location and batter location will dictate what footwork the catcher will use during a throw. The variations you will see utilized are the jab step, the replace method, the Rock & Fire or Load & Throw technique and throwing from the knees.

The pitch location and batter location will dictate what footwork the catcher will use during a throw. The variations you will see utilized are the jab step, the replace method, the Rock & Fire or Load & Throw technique and throwing from the knees.

2min

Heavy Ball Receiving

Being strong from elbows to fingertips is essential for receiving success. We not only need to be quick but also need to be strong to minimize movement during the receiving process.

Being strong from elbows to fingertips is essential for receiving success. We not only need to be quick but also need to be strong to minimize movement during the receiving process.

2min

Recovery Quickness Drill

The catcher's ability to recover from a block and retrieve the ball quickly is essential for controlling the running game. You could be the best blocking catcher in the world but if you’re slow to recover, the good blocks don’t matter.

The catcher's ability to recover from a block and retrieve the ball quickly is essential for controlling the running game. You could be the best blocking catcher in the world but if you’re slow to recover, the good blocks don’t matter.

2min

Rolling Blocks

A common mistake or fault made by catchers when blocking is to either not get their mitt all the way down to the ground or they’ll get their mitt down but lift it when the ball is hitting the ground. This drill will eliminate these bad habits.

A common mistake or fault made by catchers when blocking is to either not get their mitt all the way down to the ground or they’ll get their mitt down but lift it when the ball is hitting the ground. This drill will eliminate these bad habits.