The Ultimate Softball Drills Collection

Welcome to Softball Spot. We've selected more than 617 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!

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Outfield Grounders

This drill is an excellent warm-up for outfielders, and stresses proper fielding mechanics and body alignment while fielding balls hit straight, to the backhand, and forehand sides.

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Third to First to Home

This is a great infielding drill to improve throwing accuracy and the strength required to play a ground ball, then throw from third to first to home. Younger players can start by making the shorter throw from shortstop to first. Then progress toward third base over time to increase the throwing distance.

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Swing 4 Two

Players will try to run out a double, making sure they run and touch the inside corner of first base, in this fundamental drill that focuses on proper running mechanics, as well as speed, agility and sliding.

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Box Ground Ball Drill

In this defensive drill, players stand about 20 feet apart and roll ground balls to each other and then rotate, so they get practice fielding from the different positions.

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Triangle Pivot

Players will stand about 10 feet away from each other in the shape of a triangle, and work on their catch, pivot and throw in this drill.

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Body Blow

In this drill, players work on getting their body in front of the ball, and then picking up the ball and following through to make a good play, learning not to rush the process.

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knee up softball pitching drill

Knee Up Drill

This is a great drill that sllows pitchers to work from the knee up position on driving and pivoting. It also helps develop good balance.

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Flat Bat Softball Hitting Drill

Flat Bat Drill

This is a great drill for teaching the batter to hit "three softballs" - this means she should be swinging along the plane of the ball for a distance of three softballs. She should not be upper-cutting (pop up) or rolling over on the ball (ground ball).

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