Four corners is a great throwing and receiving drill youth baseball coaches can use for all ages. When receiving the baseball in this drill,it is critical to turn towards the throwing side.
Youth baseball coaches can use simple visual tools like putting tape on a young player's shoe to remind them to step with that foot when throwing.
Once youth baseball coaches have correctly taught their players how to throw the ball, coaches shouldn't be afraid to discipline their players and hold them accountable for not following their training.
Baseball coaches can use a wall to teach correct throwing and hitting mechanics. The same drills could be used with a fence instead of a wall.
Hitters who step in the bucket often do the same when throwing. Youth baseball coaches can use the same hitting drill to fix this throwing issue.
The Throwing Relay Drill is a great drill for throwing and receiving the baseball. Making the drill a competition puts pressure on players to perform, which translates well into game situations.
Youth baseball coaches can use this throwing drill to help players get the feel of getting over their front side when throwing the baseball.
Simply having a youth baseball coach hold down the back foot when a player throws reinforces the proper back hip release.
If a simple game of catch during youth baseball practice turns into a circus, simply bring the kids in closer.
Using this kneeling throwing drill, youth baseball coaches can teach players to get over their front side (chest over the knee) to generate more power and speed.