Watch: Infield – Blow Out Drill – Patty Gasso – Oklahoma
Watch: Catch, Tag Drill – John Tschida – Univ. St. Thomas
Watch: Infield Fundamentals and Drills – Karen Weekly – Univ. Of TN
Watch: UCLA Infield Pre-Practice – Kelly Inouye-Perez
Watch: Bunt Drills for Catchers – Kelly Inouye-Perez – UCLA
Watch: Catching: Shifting and Blocking by Ken Johnson
Watch: Bunt Defense Special – USA Softball’s Animated Playbook
Watch: Short Game Defense – Bunt Def. with Tim Walton
Watch: Defense Situations with George Wares
Watch: Baserunning – Bunts – Tim Walton – Univ. of Florida
Watch: Base Running – Outfield Reads – Kyla Holas – Univ. of Houston
Watch: Base Running – Infield Reads – Kyla Holas – Univ. of Houston
Pitching is the one skill we can complicate in a second. In fact, people who admittedly don’t know much about pitching will continue talking about all the complicated things they’ve heard others say about it. Perpetuating pitching rumors is common…
To develop outfield fundamentals such as footwork, range and ability to judge balls on the run, try the Blind Ball Drill. The drill calls for a coach or partner to throw the ball from a short distance to a player who has her back turned…
Let’s take a look at the pitcher’s position ground ball series. This is a ground ball series with no throw, just working the footwork, and then finishing off a ground ball series with a throw to each base.
Purpose : To better understand and execute defensive options when defending situations with runners at 1B and 3B
Two-Man Infield Fungo, Pop-Up/ Shallow Fly Ball, and Rundowns
I often hear talk about motivating your team… I get questions about how to do so and techniques that are long lasting. I have been asked more so lately than ever the difference between motivation and inspiration, some even going as far as asking…
When I was a child my dad (who was a high school teacher) used to say, “Boys are so easy, they just get into a fist fight and get it over with. Girls will hold a grudge for 10 years!” When I say that during presentations at coaches conventions…
Stealing bases is a key part of aggressive base running. Obviously, speed is a very important element of success in stealing. However, a fast runner can increase her chance of stealing safely by using good running technique and timing …
1) Everyone can be an effective baserunner.
2) You have to be willing to run.
3) You have to be willing to trust the players to run.
4) And finally, you have to always be willing to take responsibility if things go wrong.