Flat Bat Softball Hitting Drill

Flat Bat Drill

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.

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Step Drill Softball Hitting Drill

Step Drill

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

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Bunt and Run

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

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Double Tee Drill

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

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High Low Toss Drill

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

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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

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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

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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 attach a

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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

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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 gets into stance. She grips her bat by

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Call Out Location Drill

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.

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Power Trigger Drill

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

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One Knee Soft Toss Drill

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

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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 off 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

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Rapid Fire Soft Toss

Purpose To improve bat speed, hand-eye coordination and reaction time. Set Up For younger teams, assign a coach or parent to each player, who will act as the tosser.   Older players

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