Softball teams rely on the performance of their pitching staff to put them in a position to win championships. See how the nation's best pitching coaches get the most out of their pitchers and develop championship-caliber pitches.
The drills in this video offer a sampling from the best minds in pitching and cover the full range of mechanics, movement pitches, and building speed and power. These drills provide a solid foundation for coaches who aren't pitching specialists to establish regular workouts for their pitchers to keep them at the top of their game.
Everyday Drills and Corrective Action Drills
Pitching training is heavy on repeated drill work to maintain and perfect mechanics. These 10 introductory drills can serve as teaching drills for younger developing pitchers or reinforcement drills for advanced pitchers. The 9 corrective action drills are great tools for helping the developing pitcher correct flaws and reinforce proper mechanics for intermediate and advanced pitchers. Drills cover:
Drills for the Movement pitches
Movement is an important key to success in the pitching circle. You'll get several drills for every moving pitch to refine and enhance your pitcher's spin mechanics. body positioning and pitch performance. These drill are best suited for intermediate to advanced pitchers who know the basics of how to throw the pitch. Included are:
Drills for Speed and Power Development
Every pitcher needs to develop the stamina and conditioning to pitch their full allotment of innings while also enhancing the speed of their pitches. The coaches provide a variety of drills to keep your pitchers on their toes and developing without getting bored. Skills taught include:
Through the fast-paced sequence of drills, you will jump from one expert coach to another and learn their differences in training style and communication to their pitchers. This can help you learn differing styles for dealing with your own pitching staff.
Your pitchers will benefit greatly from what these great coaches have to offer. From mechanics to executing specific pitches, this video offers drills to work on every aspect of pitching.
69 minutes. 2016.