Archive for February, 2011
Here are ideas for softball fielding drills that won’t break the team budget to try. It is a way to develop “soft hands” infielding without spending a fortune. I call it the “poor man’s soft hands glove” drill. I’ve seen the flat fielding gloves in stores at extreme prices. So I went to the nearest [...]
Give these ideas for softball skills and drills a try with your team. Long throw-short throw is an all time favorite and the Triple Play drill is excellent for assessing which players are good fielders. Long Throw – Short Throw Drill This is one of my team’s favorite drills. Have players at all three bases [...]
I created these fun softball drills to fill a gap! Between games there can be a big lapse and I needed something to get the players hearts beating and awake again. This softball drill got everyone involved, alert, and having a good time. It also got their hand eye coordination and teamwork brain cells working. [...]
Since I’ve been coaching softball for a number of years, I have some favorite ideas on coaching strategies and drills that are time tested AND work well. Try these tips with your team and see how they improve your team.
One of my favorite softball tips and drills has to do with footwork–so important for all aspects of softball. This drill is intended to teach kids proper footwork which in turn contributes to better throwing motion & proper receiving position. Footwork Drill Have two players face one another at a easily manageable throwing distance. Have [...]