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If you’re coaching softball you are always looking for tips to make your practices fun and fresh. These are some easy and fun drills to try using balls other than a softball! Ping Pong Paddles My favorite fielding and throwing drill is to use ping pong paddles (they are cheap) instead of gloves to field [...]
I noticed after looking at pictures and videos of my players last season that alot of them had all kinds of different batting stances. Some looked good and some just were not right. So, I decided I would fix it from the first day of practice. The problem was how to fix it fast and [...]
My favorite softball warm-up drill at the start of practice is to have half the players at the pitchers mound (for 8U girls) or at the short stop position (for 10U girls) and the other half at first base. Softball Warm-Up Drill I stand at home plate. The pitchers mound/shortstop girls field the ball from [...]
I spend a lot of time working on accurate throws and aiming at a target with my 9th grade team. I call this the Target Drill. Target Drill We divide the girls up into equal teams of 4 or 5. Have one girl sit on a bucket on the 3rd baseline and the rest of [...]
Try these good coaching tips for softball. These are some of my favorite that I use with my rookie player for sure. It never hurts the “seasoned” ones to try these as well to polish their skills. Hula Hoop Toss For Rookie Players (new to the game) a good technique in teaching how to aim [...]