Five-Tool Baseball Players have elite speed, can hist for average and power, while also having great fielding ability and arm strength.
If a player has all 5 of these tools they are sitting on a lottery ticket. The reality is that many people wish to just have one or two of these skills at an elite level.
But, that shouldn’t keep you from helping your kids develop in each of these areas.
The article below points puts together a workout for baseball players that focuses on each of those key areas.
Here are the highlights:
- Develop arm strenght with Long Toss
- Develop speed with Treadmill Sprints
- Develop quick feet and fielding with Ladder Drills
- Develop core strenght and increase your average with Dumbell Rows and Hitting Off the Tee
- Develop power with Squats, Medicine Ball Squat Jumps, and Rotational Medicine Ball Throws
[do action=”quote”]Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez also offers a tip to perfecting your swing. “Just hit off the tee,” he says of his personal favorite drill. “It’s the most underrated thing you can do, and it’s the best thing you can do to improve your swing.[/do]