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Jack Byerley, Northwest Florida

Softball infield and outfield All by Jack Byerley


softball The Middle Infield Positions

softball The Middle Infield Positions The Middle Infield Positions

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.

softball The Softball Glove The Softball Glove

softball The Softball Glove The Softball Glove

Coach Byerley covers selection and care of a softball glove. (softball infield)

softball Infielder Stance Infielder Stance

softball Infielder Stance Infielder Stance

The stance is where everything starts for an infielder, so Coach Byerley starts at the feet and works his way up, covering the fundamentals needed to get your infielders a good start. (softball infield)

softball Pre-motion or Pre-pitch Pre-motion or Pre-pitch

softball Pre-motion or Pre-pitch Pre-motion or Pre-pitch

Having a good stance is important, but when and how an infielder gets into her stance is also important. (softball infield)

softball Movement to the ball Movement to the ball

softball Movement to the ball Movement to the ball

When the ball is hit, the athlete needs to get to it. This video demonstrates the correct way to get in position to make a great catch. (softball infield)

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

When the ball is hit between 2nd base and the bag, the run-through, underhand toss is a must. (softball infield)

softball Bad Hops Bad Hops

softball Bad Hops Bad Hops

Why bad hops happen and what you can do about them. (softball infield)

softball Turning The Double Play Turning The Double Play

softball Turning The Double Play Turning The Double Play

2nd base and Short Stop have a special relationship. This video covers the ball hit to the Short Stop and turning the double play. (softball infield)

softball Turning The Double Play Turning The Double Play

softball Turning The Double Play Turning The Double Play

The ball is hit to the second baseman (2nd base), First base (1st base) or the pitcher. (softball infield)

softball Hot-shot Side-arm Throw Hot-shot Side-arm Throw

softball Hot-shot Side-arm Throw Hot-shot Side-arm Throw

Throwing side arm is sometimes the best way; here we see how it should be done. (softball infield)

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

The ball hit between shortstop and the bag and a gentle toss will do the trick. (softball infield)

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

softball Run-through Throw Run-through Throw

When the ball is hit between 2nd base and the bag, the run-through, underhand toss is a must. (softball infield)

softball Hot Shot Hot Shot

softball Hot Shot Hot Shot

The hard fast ball hit directly to the shortstop and quickly thrown to 2nd base. (softball infield)

softball Backhand Catch Backhand Catch

softball Backhand Catch Backhand Catch

This video covers the ball hit to the shortstops back hand then thrown to the left side of the field. (softball infield)

softball Run-through throw Run-through throw

softball Run-through throw Run-through throw

The ball hit between shortstop and the bag and a gentle toss will do the trick (softball infield)

softball Stick-it drill Stick-it drill

softball Stick-it drill Stick-it drill

Drills to help get the glove on the ball to the front, to the glove side and to the backhand side. (softball infield)

softball Short Hop Short Hop

softball Short Hop Short Hop

This drill helps the infielder learn to handle the short hop ball. (softball infield)

softball Run-Through Run-Through

softball Run-Through Run-Through

A drill to help the infielder learn to keep her eyes on the ball. (softball infield)

softball Final Thoughts Final Thoughts

softball Final Thoughts Final Thoughts

A recap of what has been taught, a few more insights and other information to wind things up. (softball infield)

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