The following practice plans can be used as a guide to run a fun and fast-paced practice while teaching basic skills of the game.
The video links below are from former D1 athletes who are sharing their passion for softball. These short videos feature different skills to help you learn more as a coach. You can incorporate many of the drills into your practice plans or send links to your players for specific help with an area they're trying to improve.
Amanda Scarborough is a former Division 1 pitcher for Texas A&M and co-founder of The Packaged Deal. She has a huge social media following and is an announcer for many of the televised softball games.
Jen Schroeder is a former Division 1 catcher for UCLA and co-founder of The Packaged Deal. She has a huge social media following and many free videos you can dig through. She also created The Core Four video series that focuses on the basics of catching (seen as low as $50).
prevent injuries and an obstruction call by leaving a path for the base runner to slide
Megan Rembielak is a former Division 1 shortstop for Appalachian State University. She is an up-and-comer to social media, starting her MegRem Softball YouTube page in September 2020. Her videos focus on fielding, hitting, and base running.