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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Step Drill Softball Hitting Drill

Step Drill

This drill prevents batter from stepping out during her swing. It's better to use something soft like a bat parachute or towel instead of something hard and potentially dangerous like a bucket or a ladder. You just want the batter to be aware of what they are doing.

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Tee Derby

This drill helps kids understand the importance of the weight shift when generating power. When done correctly, this drill will demonstrate that a level or downward swing plane actually drive the ball further than an uppercutting swing.

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Clap Drill

Here's a gerat drill that teaches the hitter to keep her hands back and wait on the ball, while improving their reaction times.

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Power Trigger Drill

This drill helps the batter feel their trigger position/their hands during their swing. This drill can also be run with the coach tossing the ball to the batter instead of using the tee.

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