Jay Miller more by Jay Miller
Head Softball Coach Mississippi State University
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.
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Half the game of softball is defense, so here is a discussion on defensive strategies (Softball Defensive Strategy).
In softball, a bunt can happen any time. There are certain situations when it's more likely to occur though. This softball video will help you recognize bunt situations and be ready with a plan to defend them. (Softball Defensive Strategy).
What to do in a situation? Coach Miller covers several topics on a whiteboard (Softball Defensive Strategy).
How the corners work together in a bunt defense plan often determines the success of the bunt defense (Softball Defensive Strategy).
The pitcher is part of any bunt defense plan. Coach Miller discusses the pitcher's role in bunt defense in this softball video (Softball Defensive Strategy).
Tight corners are critical to the success of your softball team in the suicide squeeze (Softball Defensive Strategy).
Softball standard play in first and third defense are discussed in detail here. (Softball Defensive Strategy).
Several of the finer points of first and third defense are covered (Softball Defensive Strategy).
Trick plays or just good coaching? It often depends on the outcome! Coach Miller discusses the trick play. (Softball Defensive Strategy)
The fake pickoff to get an extra out (Softball Defensive Strategy).
Sounds painful doesn't it? Don't worry. Here are some tips and techniques to defend against Slappers (Softball Defensive Strategy).
This is a series of defensive warm-up drills that help develop and enforce fundamental skills, build competitiveness and sharpen your athletes' skills.
Learn softball skills and techniques the fun way.
Coach discusses practice organization for the warm-up in this softball video.
There's nothing soft about softball.