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Backhand Ground Ball Series

A backhand ground ball is any ball that is hit far enough to our throwing hand side where we cannot field in the routine fielding position with our momentum moving back towards our target. There are 3 types of backhand ground balls that we will focus on throughout our infield series.

  1. Inside the Body Backhand

  2. Extension Backhand

  3. Full Extension

Backhand Ground Ball Overview

Backhand Ground Ball Overview

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Inside the Body Backhand

Inside the body backhand is a bounding ball hit to the throwing hand side just outside of the routine fielding position range. This ground ball is not hit far enough to extend, but slow enough that we can play through with our momentum moving back towards the infield.