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A young softball player"s guide to hitting, bunting, and baserunning

by Don Oster

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Published by The Lyons Press in Guilford, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Softball.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDon Oster and Jacque Hunter.
    SeriesA young player"s guide series
    ContributionsHunter, Jacque.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV881 .O88 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3412392M
    ISBN 101592288502
    LC Control Number2005028489
    OCLC/WorldCa61758617

    A Young Softball Player's Guide to Hitting, Bunting, and Baserunning by. Don Oster,. Jacque Hunter/5(1). This book is a compilation of questions and answers from the they wanted to. He worked on power hitting, bunting, slapping, place hitting, and explained when/why they were to be used. (quick example, 2 outs bottom of the last inning of a tie game Clarissa My daughter takes lessons from a once Team USA softball player. Look.

    Softball Excellence was founded by world-renowned Coach, Instructor, Clinician and Author Cindy Bristow. Cindy formed Softball Excellence to provide coaches and parents the very best softball instruction available anywhere on every topic and skill in a manner that's easy-to-understand and use. Demonstrates the correct techniques for hitting, bunting, baserunning, pitching, catching, fielding, and throwing. How to play baseball better than you did last season, Jonah Kalb, , Juvenile Nonfiction, pages. An illustrated guide for young baseball players on .

    Written for coaches, this book--in its expanded third edition--presents more than baseball and softball games and activities for preschoolers through college age, focusing on teaching, improvement of skills and enjoyment. Games emphasizing base running, bunting, catching, fielding, hitting, throwing and pitching are covered. Softball Situations packet. Softball Situations Packet. Baserunning. Hit Ball. When running to first base you must stay to the right side of the running lane. As you hit the base your head should look to the right to find the ball if it is over thrown. Always run toward first base in the event you strike out swinging.


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A young softball player"s guide to hitting, bunting, and baserunning by Don Oster Download PDF EPUB FB2

A young softball players guide to hitting With a clear, readily understandable tone, A Young Softball Player's Guide to Hitting, Bunting, and Baserunning dissects the mechanics of the swing and the art of running, while also stressing the foundations of form. The authors also emphasize the value of flexibility, balance, and cross-training in other sports that condition the whole body--sports such as hockey, skiing, basketball, Author: Don Oster, Jacque Hunter.

With a clear, readily understandable tone, A Young Softball Player’s Guide to Hitting, Bunting, and Baserunning dissects the mechanics of the swing and the art of running bases, while stressing the foundations of form.

The authors also emphasize the value of flexibility, balance, A young softball players guide to hitting cross-training in other sports that condition the whole : Don Oster, Jacque Hunter. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A young softball player's guide to hitting, bunting, and baserunning Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm.

Contents: Profile of a good hitter --Batting fundamentals --Fast pitch, fast bat --Hitting drills --Getting ready to bat --Making your at bat count --Bunting fundamentals --Advancing base runners --Running the bases --A positive approach to hitting --Team offense --Common batter problems.

The Essential Softball Skills and Drills eBook is jam-packed 34 unique, fun and EFFECTIVE developmental drills for ages It's everything you need for a full season of practices. From hitting drills, to baserunning drills, fielding drills and pitching drills.

mechanics and execution of the fundamental Softball skills of: catching a thrown ball, executing an overhand throw, fielding ground balls and fly balls, basic pitching, catching, hitting and base running technique. The purpose of this focus is to assist coaches to correctly develop fundamentals Softball skills in beginner level players.

When working on any softball hitting drills for youth players, it is critical to have a good mix of drills to develop strong habits and the foundations of an elite swing. Most of the time, It does not matter if you are playing at the professional level or just getting started at a young age, good drills are good drills.

From the beginning, youth softball coaches teach skills to beginners. They include how to hit a softball, how to catch one and how to throw one.

While you’re coaching softball, don’t forget to teach youngsters about the rules of the sport. No, you don’t need to test them on every softball rule – your players get enough tests in school. We all know the speed is a tremendous asset in the game of softball.

One area you as a coach can improve your offensive output is by working hard on base running skills and short game skills. At The Hitting Vault, we break down the softball and baseball swing exactly the same. A good swing is a good swing. Unlock over Hitting Drills Instantly At the end of the day, our philosophy is that if you can put the ball in play at the right launch angle with high exit velocity, then you are going to not only climb in the order but also elevate your game.

Softball for 8-year-olds can be a fun game, but practices that involve simply taking turns hitting and playing the field will bore young players after a while.

Incorporate drills that teach important skills and add a little competition to practices to keep your players involved. This booklet has been developed as a resource guide for coaches. It has the detailed descriptions of drills and modified games listed in the National and Academy Coaches Handbook.

The booklet is in two parts: 1. Softball Drills 2. Modified Games The softball. Coaches tend to use the same drills over and over. That's especially true with softball hitting drills, which can get pretty boring for the players.

And when players are bored they don't get as much as out of practice. Variety is not only important for motivation but also to throw a different.

Drills are exercises designed to specifically improve a single aspect of your players' performance. Develop a regimen of softball drills using the book you purchased on coaching. Areas of interest include infield and outfield footwork, throwing and catching, base running, hitting, and bunting. There should be no hesitation.

Step, step, HIT. The hitter will develop the habit of stepping into the ball when he attacks it. His momemtum is going toward the plate during this drill so it is very difficult for the hitter to step out. Drill #10 Bunt Pepper This is a great drill to develop bunting skills.

The drill involves 5 players in each. Bunting is an important part of softball. Besides hitting the ball to the fence, there is no greater offensive weapon than a robust bunting strategy. This is true for all age groups in softball. Bunting takes precision and practice, and a bunting drill offers just that.

Check out today’s video that talks about some proper mechanics of the softball bunt and demonstrates a fantastic bunting. Fastpitch softball batting tee drills are essential for hitting improvement, whether you are coaching a 10U team or the varsity high school.

Unfortunately, these drills are often done incorrectly. If you want to change a player’s mechanics, the tee is the best place to do it. Description Bunting and Hitting Progressions for Younger Players explains and shows an effective and time-efficient method for teaching younger softball players the proper way to bunt and hit.

In an easy-to-understand and apply manner, the DVD reviews the key components of sound hitting and offers game-tested drills for developing each element. Bunting is a huge piece to a team’s offense in softball.

There are three different types of bunts that are taught to softball players all across the country from a young age. The three types of bunts include the commonly used sacrifice bunt, push bunt, and the suicide bunt. It’s important for players to learn [ ]. Here are some great baserunning drills that fastpitch coaches can use to help players maximize their game awareness and increase their aggressivenes on the basepaths.

Place three balls equal distance apart about three-fourths of the way from third to home. How to teach the 6 critical short game hitting techniques: the soft slap, the hard slap, the slug bunt, the sacrifice bunt, the drag bunt, and the push bunt. 5 slap hitting and bunting drills to develop key short game fundamentals; 4 "ideal" short game situations every coach should recognize.

7 critical tips for short game baserunning. And a. To be a well-rounded baseball player, you must develop and practice your base running skills. As my Guide To Base Running Strategy states. Written for coaches, this book—in its expanded third edition—presents more than baseball and softball games and activities for preschoolers through college age, focusing on teaching, improvement of skills and enjoyment.

Games emphasizing base running, bunting, catching, fielding, hitting, throwing and pitching are covered.