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
Purpose Batter practices hitting the ball where it is pitched. Set Up Batter gets into stance at home plate. Coach stands 10-15 feet away with wiffle balls. Instructions Batter gets into good stance.
Purpose Helps batter feel their trigger position/their hands during their swing. Set Up Set up a tee in front of a net. Batter stands next to the tee. Need an elastic cord
Purpose Helps players learn to read the pitcher and infielders, and get a great jump on the delayed steal. Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up
Purpose Helps players learn to get out of the box quickly, emphasizing the acceleration phase of the sprint to first Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set
Purpose Helps player learn to hit the breaking ball by forcing her to keep her front side in Set Up Player stands at plate or in front of net. Coach stands in
Purpose Build hitting strength in the forearms and wrists Set Up Player can stand anywhere on the field with a weighted bat. Instructions Player holds bat straight out in front with the
Purpose Develops rhythm , timing and visualization skills Set Up Player stands at home plate with a bat. Instructions Player gets in batting stance and attempts to take the perfect swing. He should
Purpose Pitchers work on getting their back side driving, their front leg up and getting a long stride. Set Up Pitcher stands at three-quarters of regular pitching distance (25-30 feet). Catcher is
Purpose Helps pitchers develop power and velocity Set Up Pitcher stands on the mound (35-40 feet away). A coach or player stands beside the pitcher to feed her the balls. Catcher is
Purpose Teaches pitcher to stay in balance while executing the windmill arm motion. Set Up Pitcher gets on knees in front of a wall, fence, net or catcher. Coach stands nearby. Instructions 1. Pitcher,
Purpose Hitter works on keeping the head still when swinging and watching the ball all the way in. Set Up Batter gets into stance. Coach stands 10-15 feet away. Instructions Coach throws plastic
Purpose Outfielders practice throwing to the relay person after a ball gets past them. Set Up Outfielder lines up about 5 yards from the outfield fence. A coach stands on the edge
Purpose The purpose of this drill is to make sure players are backing up bases correctly, especially outfielders. Set Up Have players take their positions on the field, including pitcher and catcher.
Purpose This drill helps fielders quickly locate a fly ball ball in the air and get a good jump on it. Stresses good communication among the outfielders. Set Up Player and coach
Purpose This drill teaches batter to take a full swing and follow through without slowing down at the point of contact. Set Up Batters can be set up anywhere on the field.
Purpose This drill teaches the batter to swing forward and down and then along the same plane as the softball. Set Up Batter stands at tee in normal batting stance. A