Softball Clinic. Beginning thoughts…. Softball IS NOT baseball! You can’t coach girls, the way you coach boys! “Boys need to win to feel good, girls need to feel good to win!” Hitting may be the hardest to teach, but when the player gets older, throwing is the hardest to correct!.
“Boys need to win to feel good, girls need to feel good to win!”
Player needs to feel comfortable!
Safety check before each use
Care and ConditioningEquipment
Don’t be afraid to ask parents for help!
Rope and wiffle ball
Wiffle golf ballsTips and “Tricks” Bag
Throwing - Warmups
Fielding - Drills
Always end with fun activity
Dizzy Bat Race
Write it out!
Print on Cheat Cards
Copies for AssistantsSample Practice
Warm-up is the time to practice and concentrate on fundamentals!
Around the bases
Barney/Baby Bop Throw
3 ball raceThrowing Skills/Drills
1) Ball 2) Base 3) Back-up