Tag: "coaching kids softball"
Today, I’m going to share with you some great softball throwing drills that you’ll surely want to run with your outfielders. Warming Up Without Gloves Every time we warm up, I have my athletes play catch without gloves to ensure that they are warming up slowly–very slowly. This is so they have to throw that [...]
During this blog post, I’m going to discuss some basics when it comes to being a kids softball catcher. Catcher Positioning: Targets The big thing that we do is we give our targets from our glove to our body. So we use our body a lot for our targets. For example, say we have a [...]
Even for the fan that walks up and watches a fastpitch softball game for the very first time, it’s easy to see how important the catcher is. They receive every pitch and they seem to be involved in every play. But very few people understand the complex training that it takes to develop a great [...]
Today, we’re going to take a mental approach to girls softball hitting. Hitting is a difficult skill to master. It is considered by many to be the most difficult skill in all the sport. A hitter tries to make solid contact with a ball thrown at different rates of speed with movement from different arm [...]
During this blog post, we’re going to take you through a series of softball hitting drills that you can use in your backyard to practice. These drills will assist you in developing bat speed, bat quickness, proper sequence of swing, and rhythm and timing. They can help to make any player a better hitter. These [...]