Score From Second Softball Baserunning Drill

Score From Second

Purpose Teaches players how to score from second on a base hit. Set Up Set up three outfielders in their positions, and a catcher at home. The remaining players line up behind

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Glove Tuck Drill

Purpose This drill breaks down the proper mechanics of the glove tuck portion of the throw. Set Up Players line up facing coach. Instructions Players go into “T” position with arms straight out

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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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Small Ball Softball Baserunning Drill

Small Ball

Purpose A game-like drill that teaches your players to advance runners and put pressure on the defense. Fielders get opportunities for game situation rep. Set Up Put a full defensive lineup into

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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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Double Tee Drill

Purpose To help hitters hit the ball with a level swing, and avoid looping or uppercutting. Set Up Set up two batting tees at the plate as shown in the illustration. One

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Reverse Recovery Drill

Purpose To practice recovering the ball in back of the body after an error or bad bounce. Set Up Divide team into pairs, players line up across from each other forming two

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Grounder Goalie

Purpose To help players learn to stop a ground ball and keep the ball in front of them. Set Up Create a “goal” with two cones spaced out about 10 feet apart

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4-Point Game

Purpose Works on reaching base and advancing runners in a fun, game-like environment Set Up Split your players into three even teams of roughly 4-5 players each. Each team should have a

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High Low Toss Drill

Purpose Improves vision, bat speed and timing Set Up For younger teams, assign a coach or parent helper to each player, who will act as the tosser. Older players can partner up

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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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Three Line Sliding

Purpose Teaches players how to slide with proper technique, both back to the base and advancing to the next base Set Up You can do this drill in the infield or set

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Tee Derby

Purpose Helps kids understand the importance of the weight shift when generating power. Set Up Set up the tee at home plate or any open space in the outfield. One player is

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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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Line Drive Contest

Purpose Helps train players to swing with a line drive swing path.   Adds some fun and intensity to your practices. Set Up Divide your players up into three teams.   One

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Towel Bat Drill

Purpose Increase bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a great warm-up drill. Set Up Take an old or cracked bat. Saw it off just above the trademark and attach a

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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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