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Speed. Agility. Balance. These are three skills that every successful softball player needs, and the following softball practice drills will help to work on these. These drills will maximize all of these skills so that your players have greater ability during competition. Linear and Lateral Jump and Stick Softball Practice Drill This drill will help [...]
Position at 3rd base is extremely valuable in baseball – that’s why your going to want to have one of your best infielders on that base. And one of the things that a third baseman has to be good at, is tagging the runner at the base. It doesn’t matter how great a throw or [...]
With softball season starting, here are a couple of fun drills that will jump start your team. They are fast-paced including baserunning and fielding–skills you want your players to work on. Four Corners One fun drill we run with our girls is called four corners. We place 4 drop down bases about 35 feet from [...]
Here is one of my teams favorite drills. It is one that the kids really get into. We call it: 2-1. It enforces skills of fundamental defense, pitchers throwing strikes, batters prepared to swing at anything close with a full count, and game situation. 2-1 Drill *You divide the team into three groups or more [...]
At the beginning of the season, I like to use this drill to get to know my players. It helps me to get to know their strengths and weaknesses and how I need to plan my practices. Player Assessment Drill I use this drill just to learn about my team. I have the kids line [...]