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.
Techniques for hand-eye coordination.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!!
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.
These are three great indoor drills that you can work on to develop your batters for softball season.
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.