Pivot and Throw Softball Infielder Drill

Pivot and Throw

Purpose To practice executing a quick pivot in both directions after fielding the ball. Set Up Line up 4 balls in a straight line, leaving 5 feet of space between each ball.

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Grounder Goalie

Purpose To help players learn to stop a ground ball and keep the ball in front of them. Set Up Create a “goal” with two cones spaced out about 10 feet apart

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Backhand Drill

Purpose To practice fielding the ball with a backhanded catch. (Note: a backhand catch is when a player has to cross their body with the glove hand in order to catch

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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 each

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Quick Hands Drill

Purpose This drill is all about learning to get into the throwing position as quickly as possible. Set Up Players sit on the ground with legs spread open. Instructions Each player bounces the

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Charge Ball Drill

Purpose This drill simulates a play when the game is on the line. There is no time to catch the ball two-handed. Player must field the ball onehanded to the side of

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Collapse Drill for Team Defense

Purpose The purpose of this drill is to make sure players are backing up bases correctly, especially outfielders. Set Up Have players take their positions on the field, including pitcher and catcher.

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Rundown Infield Drill

Purpose We use this infield drill primarily for the infield—the rundown drill. Execution Our infielders work on getting the person that’s in the pickle running as quickly as possible.   Once you do

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