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A Hurdle Drill to Help Your Riseball

The riseball’s a killer pitch, so here’s an innovative way to keep it lower, longer. Use this easy drill to make those riseball’s more effective. Riseballs are a great pitch, unless your pitcher throws 'em too high and nobody swings. That’s pretty common when...

 

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Pitching Solutions from a Bucket

Could your pitchers stand to have more break or velocity on the ball? If so, you might be surprised to discover what will help them get it. Discover a very powerful and simple way to make your pitchers better. Whose pitchers couldn't benefit from having...

 

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Pitching – Lawnmower

If your pitcher throws a Peel Drop (Instead of a Rollover Drop) then have her think about starting a lawnmower with her hand as she releases the ball. This powerful pullback motion will help the pitcher force the ball to...

 

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Pitching – Screwball

To help your pitcher's make their screwballs go IN instead of up have them focus on tilting their back shoulder down slightly and turning their chest toward their release point instead of forward toward home plate. This will allow them...

 

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Hitting – Batting Stance

To help your hitters get into the proper Stance with their feet, have them put the bat down and pretend like they're getting ready to field a ground ball. No doubt they'll immediately bend their knees more and shift their...

 

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Pitching – Technique

[caption id="attachment_76" align="align right" width="250"] 2008 Softball Australia Friendship Games - Gold Pitcher[/caption] I've just discovered that a lot of young pitchers (12-17 yr olds) leap as a result of leaning their chest or head too far forward too far into...

 

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Baserunning – Leadoffs

Want an easy way to teach your baserunners when to start their leadoff? Any player that uses the rocker or sprinter start (if these terms are not familiar to you, check out our Baserunning eSkills) needs to start her...

 

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