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First Practice Down, Plus First Game Announced

Thanks to the eight players and their parents (plus that pair of my high school classmates who didn’t realize they came to play backstop) who showed up to play in the dirt Tuesday evening! 233 more words

Coach Pitch

Fielding Drill: Get Barney!

Not sure where I saw this, but I’ll bet the kids love this one…

Get a stuffed animal, like a Barney – who works great because they hate him ;) – and put him on a chair at first base. 147 more words

Fun Drills

Fun Softball Drills - Ultimate Throw & Catch

Purpose: This competitive game teaches throwing accuracy, team work and quickness. Adding games to drills make practice more fun when coaching softball
Procedure: softball, gloves, and colored vests. 170 more words


Fun Softball Drills - Scramble the Egg

Purpose: To teach or reinforce bunting techniques. One important  softball coaching tip is to add fun during practices.

Procedure: We will need a bucket of very old softballs, a bat, a dozen eggs, a clear plastic tarp. 126 more words


Softball Throwing Drills - Elimination

Purpose: Use this as a competitive game during long toss. Stress accuracy and proper throwing technique, especially the follow through.  Softball fielding tip for all players is to develop strength and accuracy for long throws. 188 more words