Purpose Teaches younger players how to use the lower half of their body during their swing. Drill Setup Player stands at an angle to net. Coach kneels on opposite side of net.
Purpose Teaches batter to hit balls in various strike zone locations with good fundamentals. Drill Setup Batter gets in normal stance. Coach stands to side holding the hit stick. You can purchase
Purpose Teaches player to hit through the baseball. Drill Setup Place a tee in front of a net. Take a bat and shave it down on two sides to create flat surfaces.
Looking for at-home softball drills? Here are our top 5, with a focus on hitting and fielding fundamentals. Each one can be done in your back yard or even indoors, solo
Purpose Prevents batter from stepping out during her swing. Drill Setup Batter stands in normal batting stance. Place a bat parachute or towel or something else soft where the batter is stepping
Purpose Helps players learn to bunt for base hits. Set Up You can do this drill in the infield or with any open space in the outfield. Set up a small diamond
Purpose To help hitters hit the ball with a level swing, and avoid looping or uppercutting. Set Up Set up two batting tees at the plate as shown in the illustration. One
Purpose Improves vision, bat speed and timing Set Up For younger teams, assign a coach or parent helper to each player, who will act as the tosser. Older players can partner up
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
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
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 attach a
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
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 gets into stance. She grips her bat by
Purpose Batter practices hitting the ball where it is pitched. Set Up Batter gets into stance at home plate. Coach stands 10-15 feet away with wiffle balls. Instructions Batter gets into good stance.
Purpose Helps batter feel their trigger position/their hands during their swing. Set Up Set up a tee in front of a net. Batter stands next to the tee. Need an elastic cord
Purpose Isolates upper body mechanics so hitters can work on the proper bat path and timing Set Up For younger teams, assign a coach or parent helper to each player, who will
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 off the