Coaching Academy: Bunt Defense
Bunt Defense is a very difficult aspect of the game to keep straight. Coaches and players should know what happens when a runner is on base and the hitter turns to bunt. Where do the fielders go? How do you defend the base runner? What is a simple way to coach bunt defense? Our hope is that we provide players, coaches, and parents with easy way to understand bunt defense and the different variations of it. We will be continually adding to these resources so please stay tuned.
Simple Bunt Defense – Man on First
These videos describe how to teach bunt defense with a simple bunt with a man on 1st base.
Red Read – Runner on First Base
Steve Nicollerat’s discusses how to teach bunt defenses with a man on first base and the read is red.