A Catcher Drill to Warm Up – The RIGHT Way!

catcher warm up drill

Purpose This warm-up catcher drill is something that your catcher should do to get her arm warm prior to doing any other drills during practice, so that injury does not occur. It should take your catcher between ten and twenty minutes to warm up her arm. Set Up This catcher drill starts at approximately twenty-five…

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Inning Spot Work Pitching Drill

INNING SPOT WORK PITCHING DRILL

Purpose The purpose of this softball pitching drill is to increase the strength of the arm, endurance, and accuracy as you practice under a game-like intensity scenario. Set Up Once your pitcher is warmed up, we want to simulate her pitching in an inning. Each inning consists of 21 pitches, and she’ll rotate through all…

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The Add-on Drill for Softball Pitching

ADD ON DRILL SOFTBALL PITCHING

Purpose The purpose of this softball pitching drill is to increase the strength of the arm, endurance, and accuracy. Breakdown Have your pitcher start at the pitcher’s mound and throw two pitches. If she can throw it to the target with ease, she backs up two steps and throws one to two pitches. Again, if…

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Breaking Down The Overhand Throw

OVERHAND THROW

Athletes use an overhand throw particularly for greater distances and also for velocity.  But there are a number of other reasons an overhand throw is beneficial in the game of softball. Number One An overhand throw provides you with much more accuracy. In terms of a throw that may be in the dirt, it tends…

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The Basics of Windmill Pitching + A Pitching Drill for Beginners!

WINDMILL PITCHING DRILL BASICS

To become a great pitcher, you have to take the time to learn every aspect of the windmill pitching technique, because in order to hit a high speed with your pitch, you will need to throw the ball with a windmill motion.  In today’s blog post, we are breaking down the windmill mechanics and demonstrating…

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