Category: Softball Pitching Drills

change up pitch for youonger players

The Change Up Pitch for the Younger Softball Player

The changeup is an off speed pitch that is usually thrown to look like a fastball, but arrives slower to the plate. Its reduced speed coupled with its deceptive delivery is meant to confuse the batter’s timing. It is thrown the same as a fastball, but farther back in the hand, which makes its release […]

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Change-Up Softball Pitching Points to Remember!

In today’s video blog post, we are going to go over some simple change-up softball pitching points to remember. Change-Up Softball Pitching Points to Remember! Once your players get their basic fundamentals down, and they can throw a good, hard fast ball, and hit their spots with it, you can start working on change-ups. As […]

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TIME SET PITCHING DRILL INSIDE OUTSIDE

The “Time-Set” Pitching Drill for Inside/Outside Pitches

Just as you don’t want to throw every pitch outside, you don’t want to make every pitch to the inside of the plate either. You need to have a good variety of pitches both inside and outside, and you need to throw both fastballs and off-speed pitches to both corners. For example, pitching inside makes […]

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SOFTBALL PITCHING MENTAL TECHNIQUES

Softball Pitching: Mental Techniques and Approaching the Mound

Breathing and mental mindsets are just a couple of the softball pitching mental techniques to work on when your pitchers are at the mound. You also want to make sure that they are conscious of how they take their approach to the mound. Softball Pitching: Mental Techniques and Approaching the Mound A pitcher should never […]

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The Long Toss for Softball Throwing and Pitching

Benefits of the Long Toss for Softball Throwing and Pitching If you are a softball player and you’re not long tossing, you may be stunting your softball throwing and pitching development. When done properly, the long toss does 3 things: 1) It allows for maximum speed of movement When trying to build power in any […]

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