Category Archives: Softball Pitching Drills

There is an important progression that must be observed when developing pitchers through softball pitching drills. Begin with mechanics, and work on speed. If the pitcher posesses those 2 qualities, control will come naturally. Be sure to emphasize this progression in your softball pitching drills.

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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The Flamingo Drill for Softball Pitching

FLAMINGO DRILL SOFTBALL PITCHING

Purpose This softball pitching drill works on the push off and driving into your target. Set Up Your pitcher should start on the non-glove-side foot. She’ll need a little bit of rock to generate the forward motion. Breakdown As your pitcher does this drill, remember the open door, closed door. She should start to close…

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3 Softball Pitching Drills for Accuracy!

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Check out these 3 killer softball pitching drills for accuracy that we have compiled!  Use them in your next practice and then come back and share your results! Softball Pitching Drills – “Hit the Bucket” Drill Pull out first base and put a 3-4 ft wooden pole (old broomstick or shovel handle) into the base…

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Softball Pitching & How To Spin The Ball: A Video Tutorial

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In today’s softball pitching video tutorial, we are demonstrating how to spin the ball when you pitch.  Spins are very important in softball pitching. You want to be sure to take the time to work on your spins because it’s going to make your pitches a lot more crisp and your drop work a lot…

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Softball Pitching: The Wrist Snap Drill

softball pitching wrist snap drill

This is the first softball pitching drill that I do with my pitchers in our practices. The focus of this drill is on good form, a good line, and making sure you are getting a tight wrist action to achieve the proper spin of the ball. The wrist snap is the final movement in the…

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