The Shovel Pass for Softball Defense

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Practicing specific situations and teaching players what the appropriate reaction should be in that situation, can make all the difference between having a decent softball defense and a great one!  Check out today’s softball defense tips and “The Shovel Pass”. Shovel Pass to First/Third If the ball is hit short up the first base line…

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2 Awesome Hitting Drills to Find Your Strike Zone!

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As a good coach, you want to include a mix of linear and rotational hitting drills and styles in your practice plan, so your hitters can benefit from an understanding of not just the strike zone but the zones within the strike zone where they can be most effective.One excellent way of doing this easily…

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Rundown Infield Drill

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Purpose We use this infield drill primarily for the infield–the rundown drill. Execution Our infielders work on getting the person that’s in the pickle running as quickly as possible.  Once you do that, you’re able to make it more difficult for the runner to change directions. You’ve got to make sure that your line, your…

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Softball Catcher “Power Pack” for Skill Development!

POWER PACK SOFTBALL CATCHING

Even for the fan that walks up and watches a fast pitch softball game for the very first time, it’s easy to see how important the softball catcher is. What seems like a very simplistic position is, in fact, very complex. But very few people understand the complex training that it takes to develop a…

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Small Glove & Small Ball Training for Fielding Defense

SOFTBALL FIELDING SMALL GLOVE

When fielding, most softball players use an 11 ¼ glove to a 13 inch glove, depending on the position that you play.  With our small glove training, we can focus on a smaller target and a smaller ball, and being able to get down on the ball because of the short fingers of the glove,…

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