This video details proper shoulder rotation when hitting a fastpitch softball. The video compares a correct rotation side-by-side with one that is incorrect. Both videos are stopped and graphically diagrammed for visual reference. The main point is that the shoulder does not rotate on the same axis as the hips do.
This video explains how to break in a new glove using glove oils or cream, a ball, glove bands and a mallet.
This is a softball training video presented by Megan Remblack on her YouTube channel, Magram Softball. Megan provides a step-by-step guide on how to perform different softball drills to improve hitting techniques. The first drill Megan introduces is called Happy Gilmore. She explains that the player should place the tee far from the home base and step with the back foot in front of the front foot while maintaining balance in the legs. She emphasizes the importance of staying in the legs while performing the slow swing. Megan then moves on to the second drill, where the player needs to [More]
The toe touch position is one of the most important to look at in hitting. All great hitters get to the toe touch position differently. Toe touch is important because it is the last position we are in before swinging. This video recaps what happens at toe touch from the ground all the way up to the arms and hands.
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.
In this video, the presenter is demonstrating how to catch a softball for beginners. She explains that beginners often struggle with which way to turn their glove when the ball is thrown in different directions, and they may also be intimidated when the ball is coming at them. To help beginners overcome these challenges, the presenter shows a few progression drills that start with catching soft and small objects like tennis balls and gradually move up to catching an actual softball being thrown from a distance. The first step is to teach beginners how to turn their glove. The presenter [More]
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.
In this video, Coach Justin from Ultimate Baseball Training provides tips for catching a fly ball in baseball. The techniques described are great for softball outfielders too. He explains that looking into the hitting zone is essential to improve the jumps on the baseball. Players need to recognize the ball coming towards them quickly rather than following the pitcher’s arm circle. The coach then explains the importance of getting a good drop step to avoid wasted movement, making sure the player opens their hips to gain ground. To further improve their skills, outfielders need to beat the ball to the [More]
This video is an instructional guide on bunting techniques for softball players. The instructor first provides an overview of the proper stance, emphasizing the importance of consistency in foot placement, turning the feet towards the pitcher, and bending at the knees. The instructor then explains the proper grip, with the dominant hand pinching behind the handle and the non-dominant hand in its usual position. The instructor demonstrates the proper position of the bat, which should be held with the barrel slightly higher than the hands to allow for a downward bunt. The instructor also gives advice on how to adjust [More]