Drills -- Coach´s Box Subtopic
Collection of some of the drills we run at practice
Jugs Softball Pitching Machine Drills
A Jugs Pitching Machine is a good tool to use to teach batters the fundamentals of hitting. Additionally, it can be used for more advanced hitting drills that teach the batter to generate more bat speed and to recognize different pitches. Read on to learn of some of the drills that we use.
Softball Ground Ball Fielding Fundamentals
Fielding grounders is such a fundamental task, yet even at the College level coaches have to spend time instructing their players on the proper techniques. Here's what I learned at a recent defensive mini-clinic that was given by a college coach.
Teaching Time on the Softball Field
Speed is the name of the Fast Pitch Softball game, and a key to victory is getting players to do what they do a quick as possible. An important part of the process of making Softball players is teaching an understanding of time and distance as it relates to the Softball field. Here's how I do it.
Tips for using Pitching Machines
A Pitching Machine is a great tool to help batters with their swing and their timing, if set up and used correctly. There is more to using a pitching machine than just feeding balls into it, and I provide some lessons-learned in this article.
Using Video as a Stopwatch Softball Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Softball Site Map
I'm a big believer of using video as a coaching tool on the field. However, until recently, I did not realize that perhaps video's greatest asset to my practices was as a stopwatch. Read on to find out how this can give you a big edge!
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