Tag: "softball outfield drills"
Today, I want to share with you some ideas on outfield play, along with some excellent softball fielding techniques to go over with your players. I want to provide you some information on basic mechanics, throwing, and movement to the ball. Let’s Talk About Ball Grip The first thing I always teach when I’m discussing [...]
During the above video, we’re going to talk about various common issues that occur with outfielders that you’ll want to pay attention to while coaching softball. When a Ball is Hit Over the Player’s Head Two common problems that happen on a ball that’s hit over an outfielder’s head, which an outfielder is going back [...]
I call this game or drill, ”The Box”. The purposes of the game are: 1) Hitters learn to hit the ball from gap to gap hard on the ground or on a line, 2) Infielders get ground ball work live off the ball, and 3) Outfielders get fly ball work and learn to communicate. The [...]
I think the most neglected part of softball is outfield. We do conditioning drills first and then follow up with specific outfield practice drills. I also share a winning strategy I use with parents who like to coach from the sidelines. Works like a charm. Outfield Softball Drills 1. I do my conditioning drills with [...]
This youth softball drill is for outfield throwing to home. The goal is to teach the kids not to rainbow the ball to home, to throw at cutoff’s head at all times, throw on a line. Youth Softball Outfield Drill First, place a bucket at home plate ( upright or lay it down, does not [...]