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Teach your kids how to catch, swing, and throw like the pros with these softball drills and practice tips.

Softball Training Tips: Elevating Foot Force

By Blast Motion 06/26/2019, 2:30pm CDT

Blast Softball coach Lincoln Martin provides hitters with a drill aimed at increasing power at the plate by elevating the front foot to force the hitter to focus on proper sequencing of the lower half.

The International Softball Cup “Blasts” off on July 1st

By Nate Repensky, SportsEngine 06/26/2019, 12:45pm CDT

Blast Motion Allows Players of All Ages to Swing Like the Pros

Softball Training Tips: Make More Consistent Contact

By Blast Motion 06/25/2019, 9:30am CDT

Need a drill to help your hitters make more consistent contact? Try the PVC Pipe drill from Blast Softball to train athletes to use their body and posture to make adjustments at all pitch locations.

Softball Training Tips: Power At The Plate

By Blast Motion 06/25/2019, 9:00am CDT

Help your hitters generate more power at the plate with the Resistance Drill from Blast Softball athlete Lauren Chamberlain.

Fastpitch Skills: Like Riding A Bike

By Ken Krause, Fastpitch Lane 05/28/2019, 12:00pm CDT

I bring these sometimes painful yet exhilarating memories up because learning fastpitch softball skills is no different.

Fastpitch Softball Bunting Strategy

By MySoftballCoach 04/24/2019, 12:00pm CDT

If I can rattle the opposing pitcher just by showing bunt, it’s going to be a long day for that pitcher.

Overhand Throwing May Be the Most Under-Taught Skill in Fastpitch Softball

By Ken Krause, Fastpitch Lane 04/15/2019, 12:00pm CDT

You should feel a stretch around the stomach area if the hips are leading the shoulders properly. By now the arm should have completed the circle and be in a position to come forward.

Girls’ Softball Practice Tips From a World Series-Winning Coach

By Joshua Brett, PlaySportTV 01/18/2019, 12:00pm CST

The goal of working on all of those game situations and others during softball practice drills is to ensure that his team is ready for whatever should come its way in a game.

Three Softball Drills You Can Do Indoors

By Mental Toughness Trainer 01/18/2019, 12:00pm CST

Focus on proper form and technique. It’s an easy way to get some quality pitching reps in even if you have no one to catch for you.

Beginner’s Guide to Calling Pitches

By Ken Krause, Fastpitch Lane 08/06/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Start low and out. Most hitters don’t like that pitch and will let it go by for a free strike. “When in doubt, throw low and out.”

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