In this video, a coach shares an activity to improve proper throwing mechanics and strengthen the ability to make a strong throw. The activity is called “One Knee Throw” and involves throwing a ball while kneeling on one knee. The coach suggests working with a partner or a net to practice the proper throwing technique, which includes the thumb to thigh circle, extending the elbow, and following through. This activity is particularly useful for focusing on the follow-through, as the thrower can make a throwing motion across their knee. The coach emphasizes the importance of following through properly, as it [More]
The video provides a basic guide for beginners and coaches on fielding and throwing techniques for fast pitch and slow pitch softball. The video is helpful for those who want to build a foundation for improved softball mechanics in the infield. The video begins with a brief introduction explaining that there are time stamps available in the video description to help viewers jump to specific sections they need. The video goes on to explain fielding positions, where the player’s feet should be shoulder-width apart, and their chest should be up. The glove should be out in front, the butt back, [More]
Drill demonstrates the proper grip, ball spin and arm rotation when throwing a softball. Throwing drills for upper and lower body.
Detailed instruction on how to grip the softball, mechanics of the arm circle for outfielders, infielders and catchers and wrist snap.