“L Drill” for Softball Pitching

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The L drill does not require more than one athlete.  If you have a parent – or even a net – that your pitchers can throw to, this is a great softball pitching drill to include in your softball practice plan. L Drill from the Knee This version of the L drill is performed from…

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Softball Catcher “Power Pack” for Skill Development!

POWER PACK SOFTBALL CATCHING

Even for the fan that walks up and watches a fast pitch softball game for the very first time, it’s easy to see how important the softball catcher is. What seems like a very simplistic position is, in fact, very complex. But very few people understand the complex training that it takes to develop a…

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3 Softball Pitching Drills for Drive, Energy & Momentum!

3 SOFTBALL PITCHING DRILLS

In today’s video blog post, we are discussing softball pitching drills that will help your athletes work on establishing and maintaining a powerful push-off and drive into the target. The drills included below focus on generating energy and momentum — the build-up to throwing fast pitches. They will also help your pitcher improve her accuracy…

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The “Relay” Throwing Drill

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Drill Type: Throwing Drill Purpose: This is a simple throwing drill that is great for improving arm strength and assessing your best outfield throwers. Set Up: You can either have your entire infields and outfields out on the field, or just work one side at a time, depending on your available time and space. To…

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“Half Rubber” Curve Ball Hitting Drill

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Purpose: This hitting drill teaches batters to hang in and go with the pitch, as well as how to hit a Curve Ball. (Young players are not as intimidated with a rubber ball.) Photo credit: halfrubber.com Set Up: The ball is half of a rubber ball, and your bat is the size of a broom…

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