Tag: "softball skills and drills"
This is a fast paced softball drill that can be varied (during the drill) to stretch the better player and softened for the emerging player. I call it the Zig-Zag Drill and it is excellent for all softball skills and drills. Zig-Zag Drill Set-Up: Set three cones out that if connected with a line, it [...]
The most worthwhile drill I do with my players is working on two things at once: 1. How to pick up a bunt correctly, and 2. How to pick up a dead ball correctly. If you’re working on softball skills and drills you can’t find a better drill than this! I teach my girls to [...]
One of my favorite softball drills, while perhaps not unique, is an infield loop drill. This drill combines balance, footwork, glove work, throwing and conditioning into a single drill. Infield Loop Drill Drill starts with players at 1st, home and 3rd and a ball in the pitcher’s circle. Coach hits a ground ball to 3rd [...]
Something that has got all my kids playing and practicing each position and understanding what each player does I simply call “around the horn”. I picked it up from an older coach to give each player practice at all positions. Around the Horn Drill We practice this drill a few times and then as we [...]
If you’re looking for softball practice drills, try these. The NOW Drill helps read and reaction for players as well as a new twist for infield practice. The Squish the Bug drill will help them learn how to use their entire body in their swing and not just use their upper body. These make practices [...]