The Ultimate Softball Drills Collection

Attention Softball Coaches: Get instant access to more than 648 simple, fun and effective fastpitch softball drills for all ages and ability levels. Capture the attention of your athletes. Dramatically boost their skills. And start winning more ball games today!

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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Three Line Sliding

Purpose Teaches players how to slide with proper technique, both back to the base and advancing to the next base. Set Up You can do this drill in the infield or set up four...

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GOOOOOAL!

Purpose A fun, competitive game that practices throwing and fielding Set Up Using cones, set up a small soccer field with a midline across the center. Create a goal on each...

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Wild Pitch Prep

Purpose To practice handling a wild pitch when a runner is on 3rd base. Set Up Place your infield players in their regular positions. Place a runner on 3rd base. Coach stands...

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Blind Tee Drill

Purpose To help hitters visualize the contact points for pitches in various locations Set Up Set up three batting tees at the plate – One directly over the plate. One...

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Fence Fly

Purpose To practice catching balls near stationary objects such as fences or dugouts Set Up Players form a single file line in foul territory 10 feet from a fence with their...

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Tennis Ball Catch

Purpose Develops quickness and agility out of the batter’s box Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up a home plate and first base in the outfield the...

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Swing and Sprint

Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up a...

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Learn To Slide

Purpose Teaches players how to execute a safe bent-leg slide with proper technique, starting with the basics. Set Up You can do this drill in the infield or set up in any...

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Softball Golf

Purpose To help improve throwing strength Set Up Group your players into pairs based on similar throwing/catching abilities. All players should have a glove, and one player in...

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Trash Can Relay

Purpose To help improve throwing accuracy and ability to get a ball from outfield to the infield. Set Up Divide players into two teams. Position one team in a line in right...

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Knee Pinch Drill

Purpose Helps prevent overstriding, while improving balance, rhythm and timing Set Up Place a batting tee and a ball directly over the plate. The batter sets up inher normal...

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