Throw Strengthening Softball Drills

Throw Strengthening Softball Drills
September 15, 2015

Here’s a list of strengthening exercises, most of which are based around Throw Strengthening Softball Drills Goblet Squat Drill This is a great drill to build leg strength and develop proper core alignment. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold a kettlebell with a hand on each of its horns. If you’re using a dumbbell, hold it in a vertical position with both hands under the top plate. Imagine holding…

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Basic Fielding Softball Drills

September 15, 2015

Here’s some basic Fastpitch Softball – Basic Fielding Softball Drills Everydays – Drill Purpose Focus on glove work, good fundamentals of fielding, hand-eye coordination Drill Begin by having partners line up five feet apart. Have them roll groundballs to each other. The fielder should set up in a triangle position (knees bent, shoulders over knees, elbows inside knees, hands out in front, palms up). Next, have the partners bounce short…

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Long Toss for Softball Throwing and Pitching Drill

Long Toss Softball Drills
September 10, 2015

Benefits of the Long Toss for Softball Throwing and Pitching If you are a softball player and you’re not long tossing, you may be stunting your softball throwing and pitching development. When done properly, the long toss does 3 things: Legs and Lower Body Strengthening It forces you to use your legs and torso to throw the ball Not all players are pitchers, and throwing velocity is not situation-specific. The…

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5 Softball Toss Ball Hitting Drills

September 10, 2015

These drills are perfect for training sessions with limited space and limited numbers. The drill requires only two players or player and coach. For older Softball players these drills can be used to build strength or fine tune and tweak parts of your swing. These drills are also great for younger Fastpitch Softball players that require several alterations to their swing. These drills can be practiced in your driveway, in…

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Softball Hitting Strength Drills

Softball Hitting Strength Drills
September 8, 2015

60 Second Softball Swing Drill Objective Improve bat speed by timing the amount of correct swings that can be made in 60 seconds and is the first of our Softball Hitting Strength Drills. Drill One of my best strength drills to improve bat speed, is the 60-second drill which was taught to me through my uncle. What you do is, get someone to time the player for 60 seconds and…

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Swing Strengthening Drills Softball

Swing Strengthening Drills
September 4, 2015

Here’s a list of Swing Strengthening Drills Windshield Wiper Drill To start this Drill, have the hitter take a weighted bat or the heaviest one you have on the team and hold it in both their hands with the barrel pointing straight up toward the sky. Now using only the wrists, have them lower the barrel of the bat to their left to about waist high, then to their right…

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Advanced Hitting Softball Drills

Advanced Hitting Softball Drills feat. Mark Harris
September 3, 2015

Live Batting Practice Drill   There’s absolutely no batter drill for Fastpitch Softball Batting / Hitting Drills. For Advanced Hitting Softball Drills you just can’t beat having a top level pitcher throwing all of their pitches with a catcher for the correct throwing distance. It’s preferable that you mimic live at bats with the catcher calling balls and strikes. You can turn this drill into a game between the pitcher, catcher…

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Basic Hitting Drills

Basic Hitting Drills
September 3, 2015

Batting Beam Drill Objective The first of our Basic Hitting Drills, encourages the batter to be on the balls of the their feet and to maintain a balanced swing. Drill Here’s a drill you may find useful. Construct a batting beam with pieces of 2″ x 4″s. The main piece should be about 4′ long. Two cross pieces about 18″ should be nailed about 16″ from each end of main…

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