Purpose Pitchers develop forearm and wrist strength. They also improve timing of lower body and upper body. Drill Setup Pitchers stand at three-quarters of regular pitching distance (25-30 feet) holding a weighted
Purpose In this drill, the pitcher works on arm speed and arm conditioning. Set Up Pitcher stands on the mound (35-40 feet away). A coach or player stands nearby with a bucket
In today's video blog post, we are continuing to work on the Drop Ball Pitch, and throwing full out from the mound. In this pitching drill, your pitchers will work
The mechanical actions you take in your pre-pitch motion will determine the momentum you build for your pitch. In today's video blog post, we break down the the elements you
Speed Pitch: Walk Through Drill (with regular ball) In today's video blog post, we are talking about How To Throw a Speed Pitch, and the mechanics involved in reaching your maximum
Even for the fan that walks up and watches a fast pitch softball game for the very first time, it's easy to see how important the catcher is. What seems
Today, we're going to take a mental approach to girls softball hitting. Hitting is a difficult skill to master. It is considered by many to be the most difficult skill
Today we're going to introduce some fundamental fastpitch softball drills for the defense. The drills are going to incorporate a lot of ball handling, and will make you really focus on
The purpose of the short game in softball is to advance runners from base to base without the necessity of getting hits. There are a number of ways to play the
These fastpitch softball hitting drills do an amazing job in decreasing strike outs and getting the kids to make more contact with the ball putting it into play more often.
If you need fresh ideas for fastpitch softball drills, try this hitting drill. This softball drill emphasizes using the body during your swing. Worthy of note is that this is a fastpitch softball swing and not a baseball swing!
I am a big fan of Cindy Bristow and her philosophy of "competition" in practice as well as, "practicing for games." I use her ideas in my fastpitch softball practice and see immediate performance improvements.
As you are planning fastpitch softball practice, try this softball drill with a team who has many new players. The following softball drill is to help the girls to learn each others name and to reinforce the using two hands when catching.
If you're in search of free fastpitch softball drills, here are a couple of easy and effective softball drills to try. The players love these and their increased skills make these ones to use often.
Although this is from my fastpitch softball pitching drills, it is a softball tip that can be geared toward pitchers (both young and experienced, fastpitch or slow pitch). Pitchers have a tendency not to step toward their catcher--to stray so to speak.
Kevin, one of my subscribers, sent this one to me last week. A great example of free fastpitch softball drills that donâ€™t require a coaching PhD to figure out.
This is a girls fastpitch softball drill that one of my subscribers sent to me. Try this out with your players tonight!
This idea for fastpitch softball indoor drills comes courtesy of Julie, one of my subscribers. She sent this coaching tip and I've included it here for you. Give it a try for fastpitch or slow pitch!