Strength Drills for Catching Practice

February 16, 2016

Here are two videos on Strength Drills for Catching Practice and include the catchers own body weight for workouts. Suitable for catchers of all levels. Strength Drills for Catching in enclosed spaces Squat Jumps A great drill for including not only strength in the legs but also power for catching. Begin in the catching position and then launch upwards as high as you can jump. On landing, ensure you land…

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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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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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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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