HAMMER HITTING DRILL

The Hammer Hitting Drill and a Strength Test

The Hammer Drill is a fantastic hitting drill that allows you to feel the proper wrist position for the hit. The Hammer Hitting Drill Using a 2×6 and a hammer, have a player grasp the handle of the hammer with both hands, in their hitting grip. They should swing through, just as they would with…

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INCONSISTENT CONTACT softball hitting

Softball Hitting: Inconsistent Contact and the Uncontrolled Bat

At times you have players that don’t have that consistent ability to hit the ball well. Maybe they have too much movement in the swing?  In today’s blog post, we are talking about softball hitting and come techniques you can use to correct inconsistent contact and the uncontrolled bat. A pre-stride can eliminate that one…

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softball hitting the tire drill

The Tire Drill for Softball Hitting

The Tire Drill is a softball hitting drill for strength, but it also develops point of contact understanding and teaches players to hit through the ball. In this offensive softball hitting drill, players gain an understanding of the proper contact point, and how to hit through the ball, because they are going to use the…

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softball fielding the flip drill

Softball Fielding: The Flip Drill

This softball fielding drill focuses on the wrist flip during the throw. Adding a wrist flip will add an arc to the throw for more distance and accuracy. Set Up Have 2 players face each other at about 15-20 feet apart. The first player will hold the ball with the throwing elbow on the glove…

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softball pitching wrist snap drill

Softball Pitching: The Wrist Snap Drill

This is the first softball pitching drill that I do with my pitchers in our practices. The focus of this drill is on good form, a good line, and making sure you are getting a tight wrist action to achieve the proper spin of the ball. The wrist snap is the final movement in the…

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