Category Archives: Softball Hitting Drills

When running softball hitting drills, remember to focus on 6 primary areas: bat selection, grip, batting stance, bat position, trigger, and the swing. This softball hitting drills section contains detailed tips and strategies to improve your team’s hitting.

10 Keys to an Effective Softball Swing

In this article, we are going to illustrate 10 keys to an effective softball swing. Practicing these mechanics will help any hitter develop more bat speed, more power, and more consistency at the plate. You’ll notice that these keys include both a “linear” move – which loads up the body prior to the swing, and…

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Softball Hitting: Back Arm Mechanics

SOFTBALL HITTING BACK ARM

It’s important for players to understand what happens to their back arm during the swing in softball hitting. A great introduction is to teach your players to think about throwing side arm – when that front heel comes down, you lead with your back elbow and push the back leg to transfer your weight from…

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Softball Bunting & Bunt Demonstrations

SOFTBALL BUNTING DEMOS

Softball bunting is a very valuable skill for any players to practice!  A special type of offensive technique in softball, in a bunt play, the batter loosely holds the bat in front of the plate and intentionally taps the ball into play.  Along with stealing bases, bunting to move runners into scoring position is a…

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Mental Hitting Drills for Softball

Are you spending enough time working on the mental aspects of hitting with your softball team? In this post, we’ll cover some mental hitting basics, and five simple mental hitting drills you can use to boost your hitter’s success. Mental Hitting Basics The most important part of a strong mental game is confidence. A confident hitter is…

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Skinny Bat Drill for Softball Bunting

SKINNY BAT DRILL SOFTBALL BUNTING

This is a 2 person drill that can be done with a smaller skinny bat and baseballs, so you are really working on good hand-eye coordination and getting the bat head out and the ball down when you make the hit, along with working on soft hands. This is a great way to warm up…

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