with Margie Knight,
Salisbury University Head Coach; 2014 NCAA D-III runners-up;
17x Capital Athletic Conference Champions (in 18 years as head coach);
11x Capital Athletic Conference Coach of the Year; over 675 career wins
Running an efficient batting practice can be challenging. Legendary softball coach Margie Knight lays out a blueprint for getting the most out of your time with your team. Coach Knight outlines how to run practice using hitting stations that will keep all your players involved.
Coach Knight begins by highlighting some key points of her philosophy on hitting and practice. She discusses how to better prepare players with game-like drills. In addition, Coach Knight discusses the benefits of using a daily goal or theme to keep players focused on the drills.
Coach Knight shares 13 of her favorite hitting drills, organized into hitting stations. She details the set-up required for each station as well as instructions for how to perform each drill correctly, and then runs the drill in a practice setting. These drills cover everything from hitting change-ups to timing to laying down the perfect bunt. In one drill, Coach Knight explains her team's two-strike approach to at-bats, and shows the viewer how to get the hitter to attack any ball close to the strike zone.
Let Coach Knight show you the hitting stations and drills that will produce hitters who strike fear into the opposing pitchers.
52 minutes. 2015.