Players learn how to step into the ball and get their hips into their swing in this fundamental hitting 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).
This is a great drill that teaches hitters to visualize the contact points for pitches in various locations.
Here's a great drill that increases bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a great warm-up drill!
This drill teaches younger players how to use the lower half of their body during their swing.
Here's a great drill that teaches the batter to hit balls in various strike zone locations with good fundamentals.
Looking for at-home softball drills? Here are our top 5. Each one can be done in your back yard or even indoors, solo or with a partner.
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.
This drill will help hitters learn to hit the ball with a level swing, and avoid looping or uppercutting.
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.
This drill helps train players to swing with a line drive swing path. It also adds some fun and intensity to your practices!
Here's a gerat drill that teaches the hitter to keep her hands back and wait on the ball, while improving their reaction times.
Batter practices hitting the ball where it is pitched in this fundamental hitting 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.