The first thing to think about is where do you want to catch the ball in your glove? You want to catch it in the pocket. More specifically, we can train that by using a barehand receiving drill for catchers.
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I’m Ryan Lavarnway and I’m here with Doug Bernier of ProBaseballInsider.com, where they provide free baseball tutorials from professional baseball players.
So the first thing I wanted to cover today is a couple of receiving drills for catchers at any age … whether you’re a 5 year old just picking up the game or the things that I do in Major League Baseball spring training.