Make sure your team is having fun while learning the right techniques and developing their skills with some of SportsEngine's favorite practice drills and activities.
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.
With the older kids, Rocket Sweep is a great play to build you offense around. Plays like Trap and Belly hit very quickly and complement the Rocket Sweep very nicely.
Before you teach the skills of volleyball, you should be teaching the joy of volleyball. These five tips will help.
Time in a part of the equation here, so, understanding that we need to act quickly and get out of the mindset that we can wait until we get home.
Place two agility ladders on the ground side-by-side, have the players line up at one end and then run through them, making sure each foot-fall lands within the boxes created by the ladders.
When done correctly, you should feel an extra bit of propulsion from the kick getting into the catch, something that is more subtle (but still important) with flutter kick.
It is extremly important to practice against spikers who approach and get a set from the setter - as soon as the arm/hands position and footwork have been learned
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