Pick From The Helmet Softball Infield Drill

Pick From The Helmet

Purpose A fun drill that trains your players how to execute offensive strategies in game-like conditions. Set Up Split your players into three even teams. Two teams fill out the defensive positions

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Pivot and Throw Softball Infielder Drill

Pivot and Throw

Purpose To practice executing a quick pivot in both directions after fielding the ball. Set Up Line up 4 balls in a straight line, leaving 5 feet of space between each ball.

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Backhand Drill

Purpose To practice fielding the ball with a backhanded catch. (Note: a backhand catch is when a player has to cross their body with the glove hand in order to catch

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Reaction Drill

Purpose To improve a player reaction time when fielding. Set Up Make a square with 4 cones spread about 15 feet apart from each other. Coach stands in the middle with 4

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Four Square

Purpose To practice fielding ground balls in a fun, competitive way. Set Up Divide team into groups of four. Make a square shape with each foursome. One player should be at each

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Short Hop Showdown

Purpose To practice proper fielding technique for short hops. Set Up Divide team into pairs, players line up across from each other forming two lines about 15 ft apart. Everyone kneels on

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sit and throw softball fielding drill

Sit and Throw Drill

Purpose To warm-up the wrists and arms and practice proper rotation on the ball. Set Up Arrange players into pairs based on their abilities. Players should sit crosslegged about 8-10 feet from

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Dive Drill

Purpose To practice using a dive to catch fly balls or field grounders. Set Up In the outfield grass, have a fielder kneel about 15 feet away from the coach. Fielder has

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Footwork Tennis

Purpose To practice & improve fielding footwork (crossover, drop step). Set Up Set up a “tennis court” on the field using cones as markers. The ”court” should be a rectangle 30 ft

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GOOOOOAL!

Purpose A fun, competitive game that practices throwing and fielding Set Up Using cones, set up a small soccer field with a midline across the center. Create a goal on each side

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Fence Fly

Purpose To practice catching balls near stationary objects such as fences or dugouts Set Up Players form a single file line in foul territory 10 feet from a fence with their gloves

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Trash Can Relay

Purpose To help improve throwing accuracy and ability to get a ball from outfield to the infield. Set Up Divide players into two teams. Position one team in a line in right

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