Excellent warm up routine

Coaches check out this great warm up routine I found, not sure who took the video, as far as I can make out it was someone in the stands.

Well coached team

I like the way in which they start off to get everyone involved by shouting together.

  1. Around the horn to loosen up left and right involving everyone and alternating between 4 players at each corner.
  2. 5-3, 6-3, 4-3 to left of players, to all 4 players
  3. 2-3, 2-5, 2-4 just 1 ball to every position
  4. 5-3, 6-3, to right of players, bounce into 1st base / normal
  5. 2-3, 2-5, 2-4 just 1 ball to every position
  6. 5-4-3, 6-4-3 to right of players
  7. 4-6-3 to left of players
  8. 3-4-3 (9 cover 1st base)
  9. 2-3, 2-5, 2-4 just 1 ball to every position
  10. 5-4-3, 4-6-3, 6-4-3
  11. 3-4-3 Glove hand turn and throw
  12. 5-3, 9-4, 9-5 Bunt pick up
  13. 2-4 all catchers
  14. 7 – 6 – 2 Left foul line corner
  15. 8-5, 9-4 9-1-4 (relay) bounce in, right pole corner
  16. 8-6-5 (relay) deep center 9-4-5 (relay) deep right field
  17. 7-2, 8-2, 9-2
  18. 5-2, 6-2, 4-2, 3-2
  19. all finished line up,
  20. thank you coach

Keep everyone engaged

I like how coach engage everyone, left and right. Great footwork infield and outfield displaying different throwing skills.

About The Author

Riaan Versfeld

Riaan started playing softball in 1982, played and coached softball at provincial level. He is the chairman of the Bulls Baseball and Softball Club, and serves on the TSSA Comittee. Riaan also coach baseball, current team is the Blazing Belles in the Gauteng Baseball League.

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