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Strength Training in Practice

  The emphasis on physical training for softball is dependent on the philosophy of the coaching staff and available resources.  What many do not understand though is that you do not need to be at the fitness centre to implement strength training into your program.  All you need is to do some research to be creative…

Advanced Softball Fundamentals Practice

      Plan 3:00 – 3:10 Warm Up running / dynamic stretching / throwing – Jog for 5 minutes / dynamic stretching throw in a square and rotate every minute to ensure that everyone throws with everyone 3:10 – 3:30 Throwing / Fielding Charging Set up cones as where I want them to pick up…

Softball Practice Planning

How many things do you think get accomplished during a practice?  You would be surprised at how important that time is to the team, the the functioning of the team and to your season plan.  Here are just a few things that I can think of occur when on the practice field. a time to…

Defensive Fundamentals Practice

Defensive Fundamentals Practice 4:00 – 4:15 Team Discussion Discuss with the team the importance of a solid defence that focuses on making the average plays perfectly.  During a game the most plays that will be made are simple ones such as getting the out at first, or others, covering bases and backing each other up.  The super…

Elevate your Game

4:00 – 4:15 Team Discussion Discuss with the team the importance of individual play in this awesome team sport.  Often when there is a play to be made, it is difficult to decide who is going to make the play.  That is why the order of priority is so important and being loud and vocal…

Growing the Aggressive Game

This practice is designed for building a more aggressive game in players who are hesitant or afraid of the ball.  Growing the aggressive game is not an easy task with new players who have not yet had a lot of success in the game. Growing the Aggressive Game 4:00 – 4:30 Team Discussion Discuss with…

Fielding, Throwing, Hitting Practise

This Fielding, Throwing, Hitting Practise is designed to give your team many opportunities to throw and field the ball while at the same time working on hitting. Fielding, Throwing, Hitting Practise 6:00 – 6:20 Warm Up Although we know that kids joints are already limber, we need to teach them that warming up before an activity is…

   
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