Improve throwing accuracy and footwork in the infeild

Discussion in 'Softball Fielding Discussions' started by TheSoftballZone, May 6, 2020.

  1. TheSoftballZone

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    THROWING: HIT THE BUCKET GAME

    To improve throwing accuracy and footwork in the infeild, I like to divide my team in two groups. Half are positioned at short stop and the other half are positioned at second base. We mark off a starting point that the girls must stay behind until a ground ball is hit to them by a coach at home plate. Each group alternates players feilding ground balls and throwing to home plate where two stacked buckets are located. Each time a player hits the top bucket on a bounce 1 point is awarded. Hitting the bucket without a bounce gets 2 points.

    My players charge ther ball as hard as they can so that they can get a shorter throw. First group to 10 points is the winner.
     

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