Building A Strong Fielding Stance

SOFTBALL FIELDING STRONG STANCE

This is a great fielding stance drill that helps your players work on establishing a good athletic base and fielding the ball out in front. Set Up Note: Not all players are the same size, so make sure you have enough cones to set up for your shorter players vs. your taller players. To set…

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Softball Hitting Errors: How To Fix The Collapsing Front Leg

SOFTBALL HITTING COLLAPSING LEG

The Collapsing Front Leg upon stride phase is another common softball hitting problem that you see in many players.  If not addressed early, it can continue to be a problem as the player advances in levels. A collapsing front leg occurs when the batter, upon stride phase, collapses that front leg, placing all of her…

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The Stride Box Hitting Drill

We know from watching a softball swing in slow motion that the toe opens up and the hips start to snap through in the swing. The Stride Box drill is an excellent hitting drill to help address the issue of opening the toe too soon.   The key in this hitting drill is to make sure…

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A Catcher Drill to Warm Up – The RIGHT Way!

catcher warm up drill

Purpose This warm-up catcher drill is something that your catcher should do to get her arm warm prior to doing any other drills during practice, so that injury does not occur. It should take your catcher between ten and twenty minutes to warm up her arm. Set Up This catcher drill starts at approximately twenty-five…

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Inning Spot Work Pitching Drill

INNING SPOT WORK PITCHING DRILL

Purpose The purpose of this softball pitching drill is to increase the strength of the arm, endurance, and accuracy as you practice under a game-like intensity scenario. Set Up Once your pitcher is warmed up, we want to simulate her pitching in an inning. Each inning consists of 21 pitches, and she’ll rotate through all…

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