Tag: "softball drill"
Here is one of the softball fielding drills we do. It gives the kids good exercise and reflex skills. It is an advanced drill that develops fielding speed and reflex while playing infield. Reflex & Conditioning Drill The way it works: The trainer will stand about five feet a way from the player holding ten [...]
I found this softball drill off the internet a couple years ago and it has become one of mine and the team’s favorite to do. It is called “around the horn”. If you’re coaching softball, it is a great drill for younger teams still working on their fundamentals. This drill covers throwing, catching, running the [...]
One of our players most loved softball fielding drills is called “Gone, Gone, Gone, Nope, Nice Catch”. Believe it or not, it has paid off in two or more of our high school games and I love hearing the players just saying, “just the way we practiced it”. Gone, Gone, Gone, Nope, Nice Catch I [...]
For a fun softball hitting drill, we play a gamed we termed “king of the mountain” for 10U. It teaches bunting and the girls love to play it. King of the Mountain Each girl gets cage time and bunts as many as she can in a row. The catch is they cannot bunt a ball [...]
The object of these softball throwing drills is to get the players comfortable with throwing the softball around the bases with accuracy and speed. It also teaches them where to place a ball on their throws to a base when the coach emphasizes the inside part of the base when runners are coming to the [...]