Tag: "kids softball drills"
Today, we’re going to take a look at a cool throwing drill that’s designed specifically for youth softball players. I like this drill because it explains throwing mechanics using a concept most kids are familiar with – swimming! Whether they’ve been watching Michael Phelps on TV, or taken swim lessons themselves, even young players tend [...]
Here’s a great video clip from 11-time NCAA champion Sue Enquist. She explains her approach for teaching the “Swing” phase of hitting mechanics – something she calls “Phase 3.” Check out the complete Softball Hitting Mechanics online clinic if you’d like to see the full 48 minute video. Here’s a quick summary of how she [...]
Here’s a cool video covering one of my favorite topics: The Mental Game. The video features baseball players, but you can run it exactly the same way with your softball players. In fact, I find that female softball players are BETTER at using mental hitting techniques because of their increased ability to block out distractions [...]