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In today’s article, we will be going over an introduction to slap hitting, including the feet work, arm position, ball placement, bunting, hard slap and soft slap. Slap Hitting Mechanics – Slapping Footwork Its very important that you have the proper start in the batters box. We try to use the back corner of [...]
Today, we’re going to be going over some very basic softball pitching mechanics for your fastball, as well as other pitches. In Part 1, we will be talking about grip, pre-motion and footwork. You’ll learn the proper technique to use, and how to incorporate them into your players style. Hopefully this information can help you [...]
In order to have a short, compact swing through the zone, you have to understand hitting mechanics. In today’s article, we break down the swing and discuss the important factors that lead to hitting success. The first thing you have to do is understand that your trying to drive the knob of the bat inside [...]
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 catcher is. What seems like a very simplistic position is, in fact, very complex. I have previously talked about Catcher positions, and in today’s article, I am going to [...]
Proper timing of your lead can be the difference between a successful run and an out. In today’s video blog post, we are going to discuss softball coaching and timing the lead. I’ll also introduce 2 different lead drills to fine-tune your lead timing. Straight Steal Lead If you are in a straight steal situation, [...]