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Training & Drills
1/1/2010
Rawlings has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to offer a complete line of training equipment focused on improving baseball performance.

The result? The 5-Tool Training Program, geared to improving your fielding, throwing, hitting for average, hitting for power and speed.

Every 5-Tool Training product includes drills and instructions to help you improve your baseball performance.

Look for the following icons on Rawlings 5-Tool Training...
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2/1/2010
Offense may win games, but it's defense that wins the Rawlings Gold Glove Award.

Rawlings has partnered with Ripken Baseball to produce a line of fielding tools for its 5-Tool Training Program that will develop hand-eye coordination, reflexes and soft hands.

Every 5-Tool Training product includes drills and instructions to help you improve your baseball performance. Popular fielding tools include:

• The 5-Tool Quik Hands Glove, a foam trainer that is contoured...
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3/3/2010
Change the course of a game with a single swing by learning to hit for power.

Rawlings has partnered with Ripken Baseball to produce a line of tools for its 5-Tool Training Program that will help you or your Little Leaguer improve your hitting for power.

Every 5-Tool Training product includes drills and instructions to help you improve your baseball or softball performance. Popular...
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3/8/2010
A ball player who hits for average is a valuable asset to any team, consistently putting the ball in play, getting on base and moving runners around to score.

Rawlings has partnered with Ripken Baseball to produce a line of tools for its 5-Tool Training Program that will help you or your Little Leaguer improve batting average.

Every 5-Tool Training product includes drills and...
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6/4/2010
It's no secret that practice makes perfect. It's also no secret that doing fielding drills can improve your defense immensely.

These short hop/short catch drills are intended to improve your hand quickness and your fielding abilities.

For each drill, stand 20-30 feet away from another player. Keep your feet stationary and focus on your hands.

In each drill, throw 25 balls to your partner. Completing the complete set of drills provides you with the opportunity to...
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6/7/2010
Sometimes the important skill in base running isn’t running. Sometimes it’s the slide that means you’re safe.

Improper sliding, however, can result in injury to the young ball player. It is very important to teach proper sliding fundamentals because serious knee, ankle or hand injury can occur.

The most popular slide, and probably the safest, is the bent leg or figure 4 slide.

Here are some tips for sliding:

The key element to the bent leg slide is...
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