As I’m coaching youth softball, to keep the players' attention and make practice important to my players (7yrs —9yrs old), I select team captains and give them a job that
Here are a couple of ideas for you to use while you're coaching softball this year. The first ideas is a drill called Super Six. It works on footwork
If you're looking for good coaching tips for softball try these. The first tips are two conditioning drills we often start our practice with. Next is a coaching
Spring and softball practice go together. Here are some good coaching tips for softball to get your season off to a good start. Batting Tip To get batters to focus on the
Here are my softball batting tips. They are designed to build hellacious bat speed and power! Give them a try, you'll be amazed. Bat Speed & Power Using whiffle balls (or real
For a fun softball hitting drill, we play a gamed we termed "king of the mountain" for 10U. It teaches bunting and the girls love to play it. King of the
I find these two drills offer an effective softball practice that your players will have fun with as well. Adding the element of competition always enhances your players investment
One of my favorite softball tips and drills has to do with footwork—so important for all aspects of softball. This drill is intended to teach kids proper footwork which in turn
While coaching softball this summer, I noticed the recreation teams werenâ€™t gelling. This group of kids, most of which were on different teams during regular season, were all in it for themselves and were not considering their teammates at all.
Here are a couple of my favorite softball coaching tips. They emphasize ways to motivate, keep practices fun and how to be good sports no matter what the game outcome.
I have found that the more you make softball practice competitive the more the girls like it. This is one of the softball coaching techniques that I share with all my assistant coaches as well as parent helpers for the team.
This isn't a drill, but rather one of my favorite softball coaching tips. After each game we have a "Highlights" session.
If youâ€™re looking for softball skills and drills try the drills below. They are quick, easy and the results are worth the effort. Youâ€™ll keep your players busy and their attention focused.
I have used these for fun softball drills for years with the t-ball players. They are simple, fun and the kids have fun doing them. Always a good way to keep their attention!
While coaching softball to my younger girls softball team,I've noticed that if they get behind in the game it is sometimes hard to keep them focused on the game. Here is a drill I like to do to work on just this situation.
These are a couple of my softball coaching tips that I use when the attention spans are lacking at practice. Use these sparingly so the novelty doesn't wear off!
While coaching softball youth teams, occasionally you'll find your players are really flat or distracted after a busy school day. Recently, we were warming up, throwing & missed balls were rolling everywhere.