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Pitching Drills

"K" DRILL
Goal:
Teach the pitcher to add power to the release and consistency to the pitch.
Drill:
While in the "K" position (the pitcher has taken their stride, the glove hand is pointing toward the target and the ball hand is at the highest point,) the pitcher completes their delivery to the plate. In the process, the pitcher violently pushes off the rubber forcing the body to square toward the target."

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"WEIGHT BACK DRILL
Goal:
Teach players to keep their weight back during the pitching motion.
Drill:
In the open hip position and the front foot facing the target/catcher, the pitcher snaps the ball driving the back knee to the front knee. Immediately after the motion, the pitcher takes a step back to the original position with the back leg to perform the motion all over again. The feeling is like falling back into the original position. When the pitcher strides back off to either side of the line of force, the coach makes the corrections to bring the stride back onto the line of force."


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Pitching Drills
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In this 8 panel brochure, Softball Parents, Developmental League Coaches and Self-Coached Players discover these detailed third baseman mechanics ...

  • fielding ground balls,

  • throwing a baseball,

  • handling screamers to third base,

  • fielding slow rollers,

  • catching fly balls,

  • completing the 5-4-3 double play,

  • tagging,

  • playing cut-off and

  • rundowns.

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