One of my favorite drills is what we call the "Palm Drill". It is great for all ages because it serves so many purposes from eye hand coordination improvement to
My favorite softball warm-up drill at the start of practice is to have half the players at the pitchers mound (for 8U girls) or at the short stop position (for
This is one of my practice drills we do a lot especially if we have several errors where the ball goes under our glove in a game or during practice.
One of my favorite softball drills, while perhaps not unique, is an infield loop drill. This drill combines balance, footwork, glove work, throwing and conditioning into a single drill. Infield
I change the angle of the tosser to simulate different pitches. These softball batting drills really makes the hitter tuck her shoulder and hips and load her hands while
Check out these two softball coaching tips. The first one is the Paddle Drill which works very well teaching your players how to field the ball quickly. The
This is one of our favorite softball teambuilding drills. The players love it and it puts them into actual game time decisions and plays. It encompasses both offensive and defensive
Try these softball hitting drills with your team. They work best with players generally age 9 - 16. The Candy Bar drill rewards all players, but "winners" get first
I have always used a simple drill called Situation. We usually do this the last practice before games. It is a one of the key softball practice plans I use
When you’re coaching new players you know how critical it is to teach proper throwing skills. These softball throwing drills will start them out with the correct arm position
Here are a couple of softball outfield drills that we use often. The first one I call Track Toss and it works on hand/eye coordination and teamwork. The next
Trying to liven up the girl's softball practice, I brought out a couple of traditional drills and added some extras. This sparked renewed enthusiasm in the practices for sure. Target
Here are some softball training drills that we use to teach our batters to take extra bases (and to also teach our outfielders to hit the cut-off man and to make sure we have all the bases covered).