This video goes into the importance of the sacrifice bunt and how each player on the team should be able to execute the sacrifice bunt. There are three keys to a sacrifice bunt. The first key is stance and there are two ways to stand to sacrifice bunt. The first stance squares your body up completely toward the pitcher. The second stance is to turn to face the pitcher without squaring your lower body. The second key to sacrifice bunting is hand placement. The top hand should be brought up the bat and hid behind the barrel and the bottom [More]
Detailed instruction on how to grip the softball, mechanics of the arm circle for outfielders, infielders and catchers and wrist snap.
Drill demonstrates the proper grip, ball spin and arm rotation when throwing a softball. Throwing drills for upper and lower body.
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.
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 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.
During the above video, you’ll learn about the importance of the two strike stance and about a softball drill great for getting your players comfortable and ready for this type of situation. The two strike stance is one that you use in a game situation where the batter has two strikes. We want the hitter to feel comfortable in that situation knowing that they open their zone a little bit, they widen their stance, and they shorten their swing. We practice this softball drill every day at practice so that the players are comfortable in that two strike situation. It’s [More]
Carie teaches all parts of the basic fastpitch softball pitch. In this video she focuses on the power line and proper mechanics and pitching motion.
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.