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softball Softball Skills: Leap & Drag PitchingSoftball Skills: Leap & Drag Pitching

This softball skills series starts with the basics and moves through drills. The series wraps up with tips to help softball coaches with troubleshooting pitchers' problems.

softball Slap HittingSlap Hitting

Slap hitting is a different technique to say the least, but what kind of athlete do you turn into a slap hitter? Why would you want to slap hit and where do you put them in your batting order?

softball Softball Skills: Hitting Stations Out Of The CageSoftball Skills: Hitting Stations Out Of The Cage

Hitting the softball successfully involves a whole lot more than the swing. In this softball skills video, Coach Dana Reed uses simple, but effective station drills to teach athletes the various components of a successful hit. Trigger. Step. Swing....Score!!

softball Hitting for Softball (and baseball too) Hitting for Softball (and baseball too)

Jack Byerley covers the methods he uses to develop hitters that crush the ball and score runs. Starting with philosophy, moving to theory and ending with drills, this video series is a must if you hit a ball.

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softball Softball Hitting Drills and Skills | Mechanics and Drills to Score Runs Softball Hitting Drills and Skills | Mechanics and Drills to Score Runs

Coach Annie Smith, Associate Head Softball Coach at Mississippi State University, present this softball clinic series on hitting. Coach provides multiple drills for various aspects of the swing. Additionally, she provides resources for equipment that can be used to perform these drills and offers less expensive solutions that yield the same results. Great softball series for the High School or Youth League Coach.

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softball Softball Pitching Softball Pitching

Mississippi State Softball pitching coach, Bo Reid covers softball drills and tips that will help you develop your softball bullpen.

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softball Slap Hitting Slap Hitting

Slap hitting is a different technique to say the least, but what kind of athlete do you turn into a slap hitter? Why would you want to slap hit and where do you put them in your batting order?

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softball Softball Defensive Drills Softball Defensive Drills

This is a series of defensive warm-up drills that help develop and enforce fundamental skills, build competitiveness and sharpen your athletes' skills. This drill is great for softball and baseball!

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softball Base Running Base Running

Running the bases is one of the most overlooked aspects of softball (and baseball too). Coach Miller covers the fine points of base running in this series from the feet to eyes!

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softball Small ball Batting Practice Small ball Batting Practice

Techniques for hand-eye coordination.

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softball The Softball Olympics:  Skill Building the Fun Way The Softball Olympics: Skill Building the Fun Way

Learn softball skills and techniques the fun way. Play Softball Olympics. Coach Bonnie Jean Schaeffer of Wesleyan Christian Academy puts these young athletes to the test through a series of "Olympic games" that teach various softball skills through friendly competition. Definitely a gold medal event.

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softball Softball Batting Skills: Staying in Control at the Plate Softball Batting Skills: Staying in Control at the Plate

Marla Townsend is the Head Softball Coach at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. In this softabll series, she leads a clinic session on batting. From understanding the strike zone to choosing the best bat to maximize success at the plate, Coach focuses on basic, but essential elements of good, effective hitting. Great softball basics series for the young athlete.

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softball Soft Toss Drills-Cage Drills Soft Toss Drills-Cage Drills

These are three great indoor drills that you can work on to develop your batters for softball season.

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softball Softball bunting Softball bunting

Whether you are trying to advance a runner or to get on base with a surprise bunt, the ability to lay down a good bunt in softball is important. This video segment was shot at the UAB Softball Holiday Camp, so consider it a gift from us the next time one of your players lays down a great bunt.

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softball Softball Skills: how to field a ground ball with outstanding results Softball Skills: how to field a ground ball with outstanding results

Softball players who don't know how to field a ground ball guarantee opponents extra bases. Watch this video to learn how to field a softball with a forehand and backhand fielding technique and make your opponent earn every base and run they get and hopefully shut them out.

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softball SoftballSkills: The Sacrifice Slap Bunt and Softball Slap Hitting SoftballSkills: The Sacrifice Slap Bunt and Softball Slap Hitting

The Sacrifice Slap Bunt and Softball Slap Hitting are the focus of this softball skills series. Understanding when to use each type of hit and the proper technique for executing them, make the sacrifice bunt and softball slap hitting valuable parts of your team's success. This series takes us through the mechanics of both types of hits and discusses what a batter's goal is with each.

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softball Coaching third base, softball base running tips to score runs Coaching third base, softball base running tips to score runs

"The shortest distance between two bases is a straight line." It's the coach's job to get softball players down that line and around the next base. In this softball coaching segment on Base Running, Head Coach Marla Townsend, discusses basic base running skills and techniques for coaching 3rd base. Good communication with base runners is one key to successfully coaching from the field.

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softball Softball throwing drills to reinforce sound softball skills and techniques Softball throwing drills to reinforce sound softball skills and techniques

Good throwing mechanics are essential to play at the college level. But, often proper throwing techniques and the value of effective throwing are not emphasized enough in softball today. This softball throwing drills video series explains the importance of effective throwing techniques to the overall success of the team and the player. Beginning with the basics of the grip, Coach goes through all aspects of throwing, including the importance of receiving the ball in correct position. This softball throwing drills series is great for coaches and players.

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softball Softball Hitting Skills: Station Drills Softball Hitting Skills: Station Drills

This softball camp hitting series takes us through six stations. Each station uses a different drill to teach young softball players proper hitting techniques and body movement to maximize the power of the hit. Each station uses a either a tee or a toss and can easily be utilized by coaches at any level. Here are some great softball hitting drills to complement this video.

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softball Softball Skills: Hitting Stations Out Of The Cage Softball Skills: Hitting Stations Out Of The Cage

Hitting the softball successfully involves a whole lot more than the swing. In this softball skills video, Coach Dana Reed uses simple, but effective station drills to teach athletes the various components of a successful hit. Trigger. Step. Swing....Score!!

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softball Softball Drills: The Warm-Up Softball Drills: The Warm-Up

Coach discusses practice organization for the warm-up in this softball video. Stretching drills get these players loosened up before they start their more intense practice routine.

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softball Coaching Softball: Infield Defensive Skills Coaching Softball: Infield Defensive Skills

This softball skills video looks at the fundamentals of infield defense. Proper foot placement on the base for maximum glove extension is essential to successful defense. This, as well as, specific infield strategies are demonstrated in this video segment.

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softball Softball Sliding Techniques Softball Sliding Techniques

"It's a softball players job to get on the base," says Coach Marla Townsend, Head Softball Coach for the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Sliding is one skill that will help players do just that. Coach discusses Sliding techniques in this softball video set. It's not just knowing HOW to slide correctly, it's also knowing WHEN to slide (and when not to). Coach discusses the need to incorporate sliding into your softball practice, minimizing injury, reading the defense, and describes various slides as they're demonstrated in different game situations.

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softball Coaching Softball: Offensive Strategy Coaching Softball: Offensive Strategy

There's nothing soft about softball. Offense is how runs come across the plate and Softball Coach Jay Miller starts with general softball philosophy then moves to baserunning, bunts, slugs, suicides and even trick plays!

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softball Softball defensive situations and softball defensive strategies Softball defensive situations and softball defensive strategies

If your softball team has a great offense and scores runs, you may win. If you have a great defense and your opponent can't score runs...you can't lose! This softball series covers the fine points of defensive strategy. Here are some great softball defensive drills.

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softball Softball Skills: Leap & Drag Pitching Softball Skills: Leap & Drag Pitching

This softball skills series starts with the basics and moves through drills. The series wraps up with tips to help softball coaches with troubleshooting pitchers' problems.

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softball Coaching Softball: Pitching Fundamentals Coaching Softball: Pitching Fundamentals

This softball skills series covers the topics a coach or athlete needs to know to pitch at any level. The softball pitching techniques demonstrated in this series are the same techniques used at Mississippi State.

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softball Hitting Fundamentals Hitting Fundamentals

This is the "A to Z" of softball hitting. Begining with the hitters mental attitude, Coach Miller moves the lecture to drills and Q&A with the audience.

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softball The Middle Infield Positions The Middle Infield Positions

Covering the middle infield shows fundamental techniques and drills to develop better infielders. From bad hops to turning double plays, you'll find it here.

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softball Softball Outfield Drills Softball Outfield Drills

Outfielders must be able to run, catch and throw, but they'll need to work with each other and change directions quickly too. Here's some softball outfield drills to help develop those skills that apply to both softball and baseball.

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softball Troubleshooting Hitters Troubleshooting Hitters

Coach Jack Byerley from Auburn University covers some problems hitters have and gives you insight to what causes them and, more importantly, what you can do to correct them.

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