Fielding

Defensive Drill Series

Making sure your fielders cleanly field balls is just the first of two skills needed for a successful play as we’ve all seen our players field a ball only to throw it away. Learn three drills designed to improve both fielding...

 

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7 Levels of Excellence

Looking for some great softball education, or to get the softball coaches in your organization trained the right way before they step on the softball field? You've come to the right place! Softball Excellence has an outstanding 7 Level Coaching Certification...

 

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A Better Infield Warm-up Drill

Do you use the same infield warm-up drill over and over for pre-game warm-ups? If you line up your infielders and hit groundballs at them during pre-game warm-ups you’ll want to discover this improved version. We’ve all done this drill before –...

 

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A World Series Shortstop Drill

A play that is seared in my mind is in the 2008 World Series, Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett made an unbelievable play fielding the ball beyond 2nd base, and while moving toward centerfield he threw the Phillies runner...

 

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Great Fielding Drill Under Pressure

Having great infielders during practice isn’t enough to help us win games – we need those players to play great under pressure and this drill really helps with that! Learn a great drill called the Around the World drill to help...

 

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DON’T Catch with 2 Hands

In regards to catching a ball with 2 hands, there are some definite advantages: things like getting rid of the ball faster on a throw, or fielding balls with a lot of crazy spin. But do you know the times when...

 

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