“Carioca” Drill for Range of Motion

SOFTBALL CONDITIONING CARIOCA

 Purpose:   This is a great conditioning drill towork on your player’s full range of motion. Execution: Take the behind step, lift, and rotate. Your players should focus on controlling the feet by rotating the hip and the knee across the body. This will give great body control, balance, and agility. Work this drill for…

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3 Softball Fielding Drills to Master Lateral Movement!

SOFTBALL FIELDING LATERAL2

When working on softball fielding techniques, it’s important to include drills that work on lateral movement and pushing your fielders to the left or right.  This is a great skill buillder because you have to focus on pivoting while fielding, with both the left foot and the right foot forward. This is important because you…

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A Beginners “Step Drill” for Softball Hitting

SOFTBALL HITTING STEP DRILL

When the player gets into their stance, one of the most common problems you might see is the first step of the hit going out.  In today’s video blog post, we are sharing a great beginner drill that you can use to help your players learn to not step out of the stride during the…

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Using the “Dry Swing” Hitting Drill for Dynamic Balance

DRY SWING HITTING DRILL

The “Dry Swing” Hitting Drill develops dynamic balance and proper body sequence of the swing. By dynamic balance, we mean chin staying over the top of the belly button and working from the ball of the foot to the ball of the foot. This is one of the first softball hitting drills you should use…

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The String Drill for Softball Hitting

SOFTBALL HITTING STRING DRILL

This is a great softball hitting drill – and en excellent trick! – for working on the stride.  It works well for younger players who you see a lot of stepping out and overstriding from. Get your hitter into a good stance, and into their post stride position. Measure off the length of the stride…

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