Softball | Skills Training

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INFIELD DRILLS

FIELDING POSITION

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RIGHT - LEFT - FIELD

Setting up the Drill

• Create group of 3-5 players.
• Players form a line across from coach.
• Players work on left - right footwork prior to fielding.
• Coaches roll ball to players left side.
• Players field ball and move into throwing position
• Player returns to the end of the line.

Coaching Points

• Move right to left when fielding.
• Field ball as left foot/toe hits ground.
• Right - Left - Throw
• Left Shoulder to target
• Good Rhythm with footwork

GROUND BALLS

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BOX DRILL

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4-CORNERS

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FOOT GLOVE DRILL

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3-POINT DRILL

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Coaching Points

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ROLL DRILL

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ONE HANDED SHORT HOPS

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OUTFIELD DRILLS

ZIG ZAG

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Coaching Points

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8 BALL OUTFIELD DRILL

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Coaching Points

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Hitting

BATTING STANCE

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Coaching Points

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SOFT TOSS

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HITTING PROGRESSION (#1) ARMS

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Coaching Points

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HITTING PROGRESSION (#2) WALK UP

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Coaching Points

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HITTING PROGRESSION (#3) FLAMINGO

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HITTING PROGRESSION (#4) CONTACT & EXTENSION

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SLAP HITTING - FOOTWORK

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SLAP HITTING - CROSSED OVER

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PROPER HITTING POSTURE

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Throwing

THROWING MECHANICS

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THROWING TECHNIQUE

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Pitching

T POSITION

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PITCHING INSTRUCTIONS

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AROUND THE WORLD

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GENERATING LEG POWER

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3/4 DRILL

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Catching

CATCHER BLOCKING

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RISE BALL / DROP BALL

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