Category Archives: Softball Hitting Drills


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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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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side toss tennis ball hitting drill

The Side Toss Tennis Ball Hitting Drill

Today’s hitting drill focuses on helping your hitters understand the timing of a pitch coming to them. This is a great timing drill for hitters that focuses on keeping the hands back until the ball comes into the zone, as this Side Toss drill uses a tennis ball to allow for a bounce into the…

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two strike stance hitting drill

Two Strike Stance Softball Hitting Drill

The Two Strike Stance is used in a game situation when the batter has two strikes. When you have two strikes, you want your players to be confident when they step into the box. They need to feel comfortable in that situation, and know that there are certain mechanics they can use to open up…

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