Teach your kids how to catch, swing, and throw like the pros with these softball drills and practice tips.
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.
Blast Motion Allows Players of All Ages to Swing Like the Pros
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.
Help your hitters generate more power at the plate with the Resistance Drill from Blast Softball athlete Lauren Chamberlain.
I bring these sometimes painful yet exhilarating memories up because learning fastpitch softball skills is no different.
If I can rattle the opposing pitcher just by showing bunt, it’s going to be a long day for that pitcher.
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.
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.
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.
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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