By: Cindy Bristow
Provided by: Softball Excellence
Are you trying to help your pitchers get more movement and just can't come up with anything? I've got the drill for you!
Use this challenging drill to improve your pitcher's spin and movement.
Increasing pitch movement can be a challenge. It seems like pitchers practice endless spins and snaps only to struggle making their pitches move consistently. If this sounds familiar then you're in luck, because I have a drill that will really "wake up" how your pitcher's fingers talk to the ball.
Movement is caused by the direction a pitcher twists a ball as she releases it, and the better her finger pressure during her release, the stronger and faster her twist. If you're looking to increase your pitcher's finger pressure you'll need to start by helping them wake it up.
Here's how it works: