Softball Drills – Reaction Drill

June 9, 2009 at 7:24 pm | Posted in Base Running | Leave a comment
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Purpose: To learn awareness and proper base running mechanics when running from home plate to first base.

Procedure: A player stands at home plate, bat in hand. Other players line up behind her. A coach is in the infield grass between third base and shortstop. The player swings, crosses over out of the box, and heads down the line toward first base. On her third step, she glances at the coach. If the coach is holding up one arm, the player runs through the base. If the coach holds up two arms, she veers out because the ball went through the infield.

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Softball Hitting Drills – Long Tee Drill

June 4, 2009 at 7:38 pm | Posted in Hitting | Leave a comment
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Purpose: To learn how to drive through the ball, and consistently hit line drives when softball hitting. By hitting off the tee three to four feet from the net you don’t always get a clear picture of how to hit the ball. With this drill, players learn how to consistently hit line drives.

Procedure: Set a ball on a tee about 30 feet in front of the net and then place a home plate behind the tee so you can adjust your stance in relation to the plate. Hit line drives into the back of the net.

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