This video demonstrates the drop step, fielding fly balls to the left, right and straight back. All catches end with fielder being in correct position to make the throw with momentum going toward where the throw is going. Video also explains safety stops and run through for fielding the ball in the outfield.
This video includes three different outfielder drills. The “Two Ball Drill” works on reaction to ball as well as being a good cardio workout and conditioning drill. The “Barehand Drill” works on letting the outfielder see the ball into the glove. Drill uses a softie ball and no glove is worn by fielder. Good for working both sides over the shoulder, left and right. The “Gap Communication Drill” works on outfielder’s communication skills with one another. Outfielder should call the ball at peak flight of ball, call it out loud a few times and loudly.
This drill focuses on good footwork, stepping to the ball, turning shoulders correctly and accurate throws to the chest. Turning from both the inside and outside puts the emphasis on the player’s footwork.
Various infield drills by Mike Candrea focusing on quickness and accuracy. Drills that work backhand, short hops, slow rollers, charging the ball, picking a hop and more.
Drill demonstrates the proper grip, ball spin and arm rotation when throwing a softball. Throwing drills for upper and lower body.
This drill is perfect for isolating the upper body mechanics of the throw.
This drill focuses on soft toss batting practice. Demonstrates how to simulate a change-up with soft toss.
Softball drills instruction begins around the :53 mark in the video. These are basic drills for beginners and focus on habits that need to be formed early when learning to hit a softball. Instructor is Crissy Rapp.
This video comes from Fastpitch.tv and features softball coach Kirk Walker and Olympian Lisa Fernandez. Coach Kirk focuses on opposite field hitting and Lisa stresses proper mechanics with tee drills.