Improving the Welfare of La Jolla Youth Since 1952

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Fielding and Catching

The biggest difference between an advanced player and a developing player with fielding is in quickness in getting into ideal position and making the transition from catch to throw.  This comes with both skill and experience.  There are key fundamentals and drills which help facilitate this transition.

Here is the  LJYB - Fielding Manual.


this is an outstanding youth fielding video.


* check out the transfer or "pop time" of Bryce Harper throwing down to second, framing, and then blocking ball.

* quick summar of some catching drills (framing, transfer/throwing, blocking)

Online Fielding Resources