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It’s always important to spend some time on softball practice drills designed especially for your various basemen. This blog post will focus on drills primarily for your girls who play first base. Ground Ball Series Softball Practice Drills During this first series of drills, your 1st baseman is going to work on fielding ground balls [...]
Once you’ve got a good handle on the fundamentals of the pitch, the L position for example, you’re going to want to start working on improving speed and power. And while most players’ first instinct is to hurl them arm at the plate faster, the improved speed on their pitches will actually come from their [...]
In this softball hitting video, Sue Enquist (12-time NCAA champ at UCLA) breaks down a brutal swing flaw many young hitters suffer from, and reveals some easy drills to fix it right away. (NOTE: for the complete 40 minute video, including instructions to diagnose and fix 17 of the most common softball hitting problems, check [...]
Last year I decided to do a drill with my 7 – 9 yr olds who had a hard time catching the ball properly. Using this technique my players really improved their catching skills. Catching Drill for Youth Players What I did was purchase the round Velcro padded mitt with a tennis ball type ball, [...]