This week’s "Baseball Functional Friday" exercise of the week is the "W Drill".
The W Drill is an agility drill that helps baseball players work on several different variables of athleticism, such as;
- Staying low in an athletic stance
- Foot speed
- Linear and lateral quickness
- The ability to transition and change directions quicker
- Body awareness and centre of gravity
Agility drills like the W and Pro Agility, which we featured last week, should be implemented into every baseball player's off-season program, especially middle infielders who have a heavy workload of ground balls, double plays, relays and opposing players stealing second base.