This drill is part of the PitchVision Academy fielding drills series, for more in this series click here.
Purpose: Develop the ability to accelerate, decelerate and change direction while ground fielding a ball.
Description: 4 cones are set out in a square. The fielder has to run in a figure of eight touching each cone and fielding/returning the balls fed by the coach in the order show in the diagrams.
Variations: To make the game competitive, players can be timed.
Coaches Note: This is a speed/agility drill and should not be used to fatigue players/develop conditioning. Ensure plenty of rest between drills for each player.