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During the above video, we’re going to talk about how to plan a softball practice using defensive progression. As a coach, when you’re working on the defensive game, the key is to go through a progression of drills during softball practice before you start actual game situation drills. Here’s the progression we recommend you use: [...]
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 [...]
Today, we’re going to talk about a very important part of a softball practice: going over signs and signals. Signs and signals deal with communication, which is important in any endeavor. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about softball or business or education or marriage, communication is important. And it’s important that we communicate clearly [...]
Working to improve your conditioning and athleticism is absolutely vital, and can often make the difference between a win and a loss in a close game. Not only will your players be faster and stronger, but most importantly, they’ll be more resistant to injury. And with just a couple minutes at the beginning or the [...]
Here’s a great video from Gina Vecchione – former All American outfielder at UCLA and current assistant coach at UCLA. Inside, she shows us three of her favorite softball outfield drills for developing young players: Two Ball Chase Drill: A great conditioning drill that improves your players’ “quick burst” agility, for a quicker jump on [...]