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Defensive Tips for Softball Outfielders

By iSport Softball, 04/27/18, 12:00PM CDT


More often than not, the momentum will force you to take a few steps after your throw as your entire body is being hurled towards your target. 

Playing outfield isn’t just catching pop-ups. It’s tracking. It’s charging. It’s communicating. It’s going for the fence. The outfield requires a special kind of player. She must be quick, smart, have good vision, quick reflexes and a great arm. This guide discusses exactly what is needed to become a good outfielder.


The green belongs to the outfielders. Before every pitch, envision a circle around you on the grass that projects the farthest point where you can make a catch, and then strive further. Be aggressive.