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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Rapid Fire Soft Toss

Here's a great drill to improve bat speed, hand-eye coordination and reaction time. A partner quickly soft-tosses 5 balls to the hitter in rapid fire fashion while the hitter should quickly realize that the fastest path to the ball.

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Knee Pinch Drill

In this drill, hitters practice taking a short, controlled stride by holding a soccer ball between their knees in order to prevent overstriding, while improving balance, rhythm and timing.

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Wrist Snap and Swing Drill

This is a great drill to build strength and fast twitch response in forearms and wrists. Watch for good mechanics — which means elbow is in, head is still and vertical axis of rotation is maintained.

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Swing Over The Tee Hitting Drill

This drill teaches the batter to swing forward and down and then along the same plane as the softball. Batters with the bad habit of dropping their back side and swinging with an uppercut should find themselves hitting the tee frequently until they fix the problem.

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