Power of Coaching Softball
Softball Infield Defense

Softball Bunt Defense

The softball bunt defense options can be as simple and complicated as you like and will depend on your coaching philosophy.  The bunt defense that you use will depend on your team abilities and of [Read More]

Softball Backhand Flip
Softball Infield Throws

Softball Backhand Flip

The softball backhand flip throw is generally used by the second baseman for a play at second, the shortstop for a play at third, a left handed first baseman for a play at first and [Read More]

Pitchers Mental Training
Mental Preparation

Pitchers Mental Training

Pitchers Mental Training Review What kinds of things do you feel effect your pitching during games: External (ie: coaches, teammates, parents, noise etc.) Internal (ie: nervous, your own expectations, etc.) List the following phases for [Read More]

Softball Pitcher

Pitcher on a Batted Ball

Where is the pitcher on a batted ball.  There are as many situations as there are things to do.  By having an idea before it actually happens, you will not be frozen when the ball is [Read More]

Softball First Base

First Base on a Batted Ball

How do you play first base on a batted ball.  There are as many situations as there are things to do.  By having an idea before it actually happens, you will not be frozen when [Read More]

First And Third Softball Steal Defense, catcher ready position
Softball Infield Defense

First And Third Softball Steal Defense

The double steal situation, or first and third softball steal defense options are particularly challenging because of the variety of options available to both the offense and the defense.  The success of the defense in executing [Read More]

Softball Catcher

Catcher on a Batted Ball

Where is the catcher on a batted ball.  There are as many situations as there are things to do.  By having an idea before it actually happens, you will not be frozen when the ball [Read More]

Softball Sidearm Throw - Basic Softball Pitching Warm Up
Softball Pitcher

Basic Softball Pitching Warm Up

The purpose of any warm up in softball is to prepare the body and mind for action.  A good basic softball pitching warm up includes physical, mental and cognitive warm ups that we don’t always [Read More]

Basic Pitching Information
Softball Pitcher

Basic Pitching Information

Following is some basic pitching information.  Be sure to compare it to your league or association guidelines and change what is different to reflect your association rules. Basic Pitching Information Legal positioning Receive the ball [Read More]