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Fastpitch Softball Coaching Cheat Sheet: 50 Common Situations to Practice

by Stacie ~ June 24th, 2013. Filed under: Coach Softball, Softball Hitting, Softball Training, Useful Stuff.

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50 common fastpitch softball practice situations
In case you need ideas for what to work on in practice, here’s a cheat sheet of 50 common situations to practice…
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Defensive Situations

  • No one on
  • Runner at 1
  • Runners at 1st & 2nd
  • Bases loaded
  • Runner at 2nd
  • Runner at 3rd
  • Bunt coverage
  • 1st & 3rd
  • Pick offs
  • Rundowns

Baserunning Situations
Running from 1st (less than 2 outs)

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Running from 2nd (no one on 1st, less than 2 outs)

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Running from 3rd (no one on 1st/2nd, less than 2 outs)

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Running from 2nd (with runner on 1st, less than 2 outs)

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Running from 3rd (with bases loaded, less than 2 outs)

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Running with two outs from all bases

  • pop up
  • ground ball to left side
  • ground ball right side
  • line drive
  • deep fly ball

Coverages

  • Outfield Coverage
  • Infield Coverage
  • Bunt Coverage
  • Steal Coverage
  • Pick-off Coverage
  • Passed ball Coverage

Other

  • Pop Up/Fly Ball Priorities (calling for ball)
  • Defensive Signals
  • Pitching Signals
  • Hitting Signals

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