Defense - Catchers

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2008-13 Jack Hacker (Defense-Catching) Catching Drills

Jack Hacker, Reedley College: "Catching Drills" from the 2008 ABCA Convention in Philadelphia, Time: 44:06

2008-05 Steve Peterson (Defense-Catching) Building the Complete Catcher

Steve Peterson, Middle Tennessee State: "Building the Complete Catcher" from the 2008 ABCA Convention in Philadelphia, Time: 36:13

2014-24 Brett Boretti (Defense-Catching) Building a Better Catcher - 20 Minutes a Day

Brett Boretti, Columbia University: "Building a Better Catcher - 20 Minutes a Day" from the 2014 ABCA Convention in Dallas, Time: 43:51

2014-15 Greg Beals (Defense-Catching) Home to Second in Two Seconds

Greg Beals, Ohio State University: "Home to Second in Two Seconds" from the 2014 ABCA Convention in Dallas, Time: 40:44

Defense - C | Angle Blocks

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Getting around the baseball will help your catchers control the angles and keep that blocked pitch centered.

Defense - C | Side to Side Rolls

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Part of Coach Husted's blocking progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Blocking Progression Drills

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Blocking progression for catchers. Video contains six different drills each with multiple variations.

Defense - C | Blocking Wall Drills

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Where there is a will (and a wall) there is a way.

Defense - C | 3 Plate Drill

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Extremely fast pace drill that will help you to identify glove faults and unnecessary movements.

Defense - C | Ambush Receiving

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): This drill is all about focus and attention - training your catcher's to lock in on the pitch.

Defense - C | Firing Squad

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Competitive drill that includes a couple variations intended to challenge and induce stress upon your catchers.

Defense - C | Man in the Middle Receiving

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): This "challenge drill" is targeting your catcher's stamina, control, agility and body awareness.

Defense - C | Receiving Wall Ball Drills

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Any wall presents a great opportunity for catchers to work on some receiving drills.

Defense - C | Receiving Progression

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Receiving progression for catchers - Five drills in one video..

Defense - C | No Glove Receiving Progression

Matt Husted, Wheaton College (IL): Barehand receiving progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Tight End Transfer Drill (1 of 5)

Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University: Video #1 of 5 that focuses on a rather unique transfer drill progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Tight End Transfer Drill (2 of 5)

Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University: Video #2 of 5 that focuses on a rather unique transfer drill progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Tight End Transfer Drill (3 of 5)

Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University: Video #3 of 5 that focuses on a rather unique transfer drill progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Tight End Transfer Drill (4 of 5)

Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University: Video #4 of 5 that focuses on a rather unique transfer drill progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Tight End Transfer Drill (5 of 5)

Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern University: Video #5 of 5 that focuses on a rather unique transfer drill progression for catchers.

Defense - C | Blocking for Points

Jake McKinley, Milwaukee Brewers: Focus a Catcher's intent on directing a blocked baseball. The point system allows for some healthy competition between your catchers.

Defense - INF | Rolling Objects Tag Drill

Kai Correa, Cleveland Indians: Great drill for every position that will have to put a tag on a baserunner.



Clinic Video Posting Schedule:
Mon., Aug. 3 – 2014 Dallas  
Thu., Aug. 6 – 2008 Philadelphia
Mon., Aug. 10 – 2015 Orlando
Thu., Aug. 13 – 2009 San Diego
Mon., Aug. 17 – 2016 Nashville
Thu., Aug. 20 – 2010 Dallas
Mon., Aug. 24 – 2017 Anaheim
Thu., Aug. 27 – 2011 Nashville
Mon., Aug. 31 – 2018 Indianapolis
Thu., Sept. 3 – 2012 Anaheim
Mon., Sept. 7 – 2019 Dallas
Thu., Sept. 10 – 2013 Chicago
Mon., Sept. 14 – 2020 Nashville