Best Softball Games – 2013 Australia vs New Zealand Blacksox

January 14, 2016

World Series Softball Game – 2013 Australia vs New Zealand Blacksox     Australian Steelers vs New Zealand Blacksox Part 1 Australian Steelers vs New Zealand Blacksox Part 1   2013 Australia vs New Zealand Blacksox is undoubtedly one of the best games of Fastpitch Softball available on the Internet. The game featured Adam Folkard throwing into the 10th innings with 16 strike-outs and giving up 9 hits for 5…

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Softball Nutrition Practice Drills

Softball Nutrition for Practice Drills
January 12, 2016

Nutrition Introduction to Softball Nutrition Practice Drills Ok, so Nutrition in Softball is probably one of the most overlooked, or not even talked about. We hear at Top Softball Drills aren’t going into any great detail, however you can break down Softball Nutrition into three parts,  these being Softball Nutrition for Games, Softball Nutrition Practice Drills and Softball Nutrition in General. Each of these have similar principles however vary according the type…

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Standard Softball Fielding Drills

50 Ground Balls This fielding drill can be run with either 3 or even just 2 people. If you have 3 people you’ll need one fielder who will stand either 50ft or 70ft from the other two players. The distance will depend on where this fielder normally plays. If they’re a pivot (Shortstop of 2nd Base) they’ll stand 70ft away and 50ft if they’re a 1st or 3rd baseman. Of…

November 9, 2015
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First Softball Blog Post – Preparing For Clinics

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October 22, 2015

Well what a great start so far. With some effort we now have a Website, Facebook Page (50+ Followers without much effort), partnered with Perth Softball Academy Affiliated with Google Adsense and Amazon and are now looking to begin advertising for Clinics! This is also be our First Softball Blog Post on our website with hopefully many more to come!! Our first clinic was a one on one session with a young…

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Who has the Worlds Best Dropball

October 5, 2015

Who has the Worlds Best Dropball Late this year Fastpitch World Media released the results of their survey on who has the best Dropball in the World for 2015! This year saw the Men’s World Series being held in Saskatoon, along with ISC’s being played in a little over 2 months. This gave the world a chance to see how the best pitchers in the world stacked up! Adam Folkard…

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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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