Baserunning

Pookie Wilson all by Pookie Wilson

Baseball Instructor
all baseball | baserunning

The fundamentals of baserunning with leads, watching the ball, secondary leads and more. This video series turns baserunning into an exciting game of cat and mouse between the pitcher and the baserunners!

Stealing 2nd Base

The 5 things a baserunner must have are covered in this clip. (baserunning)

Leads at 2nd Base

180 feet from paydirt! See the "do and do nots" for leads at 2nd base. (baserunning)

Baserunning Basics

Coach Wilson says it best when he says baserunning is an attitude. Learn about that attitude! (baserunning)

Off to 1st Base

One of the toughest things to teach kids is running through 1st base. It is more than just keeping running...learn about it here. (baserunning)

Routine Hit to the Outfield

You have hit the ball to the outfield, now you are a baserunner. Learn what you need to do to turn a single into a double! (baserunning)

TOUCHING THE BAG

Where and how to touch the bag are often overlooked details that are covered here.

LEADS

Consistently getting the same lead each time will give your baserunner the confidence he needs to know he can get to the next base OR get back to where he left, if necessary! The B.O.S.O. technique is demonstrated.

BACK TO THE BAG

Coach Wilson demonstrates two different techniques to get back to the bag.

SECONDARY LEADS

The secondary lead helps the baserunner gain ground toward the next base.

OFF TO THIRD

You've got your lead, now what? Your job is to score with hits to various areas of the field. Learn more about tagging up and other techniques that help you get the run.

LEADS AT 3RD BASE

Lots can happen here, so your lead has a few variations you need to know about. When to start your lead and the visual clues you need to increase your chance of success!

THE CONTACT PLAY

Reading the ball and the chances you take when the contact play has been called. Coach Wilson also covers the squeeze play in this clip!