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Excerpts — Softball Skills & Drills-2nd Edition

Cone Rolls Drill

View a drill from Softball Skills and Drills.

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Running slap gives left-handed batters an advantage

A left-handed batter can get a running start before hitting the ball by using the left-side running slap.

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Proper footwork key to catching fly balls

Coaches should use the following basic footwork drills every day to help players develop good balance and proper reaction to the ball.

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Mastering the stiff-wrist changeup

The easiest release to use for the changeup is usually the stiff wrist, but the choice should depend on which release is easier and more comfortable for the pitcher.

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