The Ultimate Softball Drills Collection

Welcome to Softball Tutorials. We've selected more than 527 simple, fun and effective softball drills covering every fundamental skill. It's everything you need to engage your kids in practice, improve their skills, and win more ball games!

Reaction Drill

Purpose To improve a player reaction time when fielding. Set Up Make a square with 4 cones spread about 15 feet apart from each other. Coach stands in the middle with 4 tennis...

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Tee Derby

Purpose Helps kids understand the importance of the weight shift when generating power. Set Up Set up the tee at home plate or any open space in the outfield. One player is at...

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Four Square

Purpose To practice fielding ground balls in a fun, competitive way. Set Up Divide team into groups of four. Make a square shape with each foursome. One player should be at...

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Line Drive Contest

Purpose Helps train players to swing with a line drive swing path.  Adds some fun and intensity to your practices. Set Up Divide your players up into three teams.  One team...

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Towel Bat Drill

Purpose Increase bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a great warm-up drill. Set Up Take an old or cracked bat. Saw it off just above the trademark and...

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SAC Fly to Score

Purpose Teaches players how to tag up and score on a sacrifice fly. Set Up Set up three outfielders in their positions, and a catcher at home. The remaining players line up...

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Clap Drill

Purpose Teaches hitter to keep her hands back and wait on the ball. Set Up Batter gets in normal stance by tee. Coach stands, kneels or sits nearby. You can create your own...

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Fast Hands Drill

Purpose Develops fast hands for hitting. Set Up Batter gets into stance at home plate or another location on field. Coach stands to batter’s side. Instructions Batter...

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Delay Steal

Purpose Helps players learn to read the pitcher and infielders, and get a great jump on the delayed steal. Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up a first base...

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Dive Drill

Purpose To practice using a dive to catch fly balls or field grounders. Set Up In the outfield grass, have a fielder kneel about 15 feet away from the coach. Fielder has...

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Footwork Tennis

Purpose To practice & improve fielding footwork (crossover, drop step). Set Up Set up a “tennis court” on the field using cones as markers. The ”court” should be a...

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Race To Home

Purpose A fun, game-like drill that works on baserunning and conditioning. Set Up Split your players into three teams. One team lines up at home plate as baserunners. The...

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