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Gain Insight from Florida Softball Coach Tim Walton (2011 WCWS Runner-Up)!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Monday, June 20, 2011

Learn the tips, techniques and drills that Tim Walton utilizes at the University of Florida (2011 WCWS runner-up)! Florida became the only school in the SEC to appear in four straight WCWS!

Building a Successful Softball Program

  • Learn coaching philosophies and insights for building a successful softball program for the long haul from back-to-back SEC Coach of the Year
  • Pick up ideas for building the foundation of your program, out-of-season training, in-season training, and the evolution of your coaching skills and philosophy
  • Get insight from Coach Walton’s coaching experiences; what’s worked and what hasn’t

The Short Game Encyclopedia

  • Get extensive defensive strategies for covering bunts and slaps with 2x SEC Coach of the Year Tim Walton
  • Learn the best spot to place a bunt no matter what defense you are facing
  • Get two of the hottest topics in softball-short game offense and defense-in one great package!

Developing a Power Hitter

  • Learn 20 drills that Tim Walton has used to produce teams that rank in the Top 10 nationally in hitting
  • Find the power potential in all your hitters
  • Learn the necessary fundamentals for developing bat speed and power
  • Understand and develop the five elements of a great power hitter

Dominating the Base Paths

  • Learn to efficiently practice baserunning in a team setting with 2x SEC Coach of the Year Tim Walton
  • Take advantage of any baserunning situation
  • Pick up drills you can use in every practice to perfect your baserunning skills and strategies

The Encyclopedia of Hitting

  • Learn to recognize bunting and slapping situations.
  • Create more confident hitters.
  • Play to your hitter’s strengths.

Infield and Outfield Skills & Drills

  • Get every player involved in your practice!
  • Work on a variety of situations every day.
  • Add Tim Walton’s extensive list of drills to your library today!

Preparing Your Team for Perfect Practice

  • Learn to create well-balanced practices.
  • Effectively practice hitting, pitching, baserunning, fielding and more!
  • Uncover secrets to better defensive practices.

The Complete Pitching Workout

  • Uncover a great five day workout program for your pitchers.
  • Improve your pitchers’ fundamentals, spins, pitch location and more!
  • Learn proven drills from 2X NFCA Southeast Region Coaching Staff of the Year.


Learn From the Best Softball Coach in DIII History!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Monday, May 23, 2011

Learn from the best! Incorporate new practice ideas from the winningest coach in NCAA Division III history, George Wares.  Last week, Wares notched his 909th career victory while playing in the NCAA tournament.  In his 27-year career, Wares has guided Central College to the NCAA Tournament 23 times winning four NCAA Championships!

All Access Indoor Softball Practice

  • Learn how to lead your team through game-like, pressure filled drills and situations-indoors
  • Discover drills for indoor warm-up, throwing, hitting, infield, outfield, baserunning and special situations
  • Keep your team focused and active throughout your entire practice
  • George Wares: NFCA Hall of Fame, 4x National Championship Coach

Aggressive Offense: Baserunning and the Short Game

  • Two great topics on one DVD!
  • Neutralize great pitching with great baserunning
  • Put pressure on the defense and set your team up for easy scoring opportunities

Essentials for Better Team Defense

  • Learn effective strategies for cutting down your opponent’s run production
  • Discover the hows and whys of team defense
  • Practice these common defensive situations before your team faces them in a game

New DVD: All Access UCLA Softball Practice – 2010 NCAA Champs!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Monday, May 9, 2011

New Softball DVD featuring the 2010 NCAA Championship UCLA Softball Staff: Kelly Inouye-Perez (Head Coach-2010 NCAA Champions), Lisa Fernandez (Assistant Coach-3x Olympic Gold Medalist), Gina Vecchione (Assistant Coach-ASA Hall of Fame and former All-American). Watch over three hours of live practice featuring the 2010 NCAA Champions!

All-Access UCLA Softball Practice

  • This is your chance to see the inner workings of one of the most storied softball programs in the nation!
  • Through three hours of live practice you will see how the Bruins teach hitting, pitching, fielding, base running, and more
  • See how the 2010 National Coaching Staff of the Year utilizes the field for practice, structures their drills and builds fundamentals


Need New Softball Drills For Practice?

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Create more exciting practices with new practice drills!

Winning Softball Drills – 4th Edition

This book fulfills a need of many softball coaches for a working manual to help them produce drills quickly for all aspects of the the game. The goals of the book are twofold: First, to help coaches get the most from their athletes during practice through the use of specific drills; Secondly, to help coaches produce organized and time-efficient practices. The book is now wire bound, which is designed to be rugged enough to be taken to practice each day and handy enough for you to have drills at your fingertips.

The Softball Drill Book

Packed with 175 drills straight from the practice sessions of the game’s most successful programs, The Softball Drill Book will add variety to your practices and precision to your game-day performances.

CoachDeck – Softball

The Softball CoachDeck will provide you with 52 color-coded drills to improve your infield, outfield, hitting and baserunning. The nearly infinite number of drill combinations you can create means your players will never get tired of the same old practice. Nearly every drill contains a unique, “Make it a Game” feature that will ensure your players want practice to go on forever. Each deck also contains two double-sided instructional cards on Safety, Terminology, Practice and How to Use CoachDeck.

More Drill DVDs to Improve Your Team:

Mega Softball Drills: Hitting

Mega Softball Drills: Pitching

Mega Softball Drills: Fielding

Advanced Team Defense Drills for Softball

Infield and Outfield Skills & Drills

The Softball Pitching Factory: The “Daily Dozen” Pitching Drills

Competitive Games & Drills for Softball Practice

Hitting Drills and Mechanics



Customer Favorites featuring Patty Gasso!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Friday, April 1, 2011

Check-out our customers favorite DVDs featuring Patty Gasso!  Throughout her career she has compiled 800+ career victories in 17 seasons as Oklahoma’s Head Softball Coach.  Gasso has guided the Sooners to 16 straight NCAA tournaments, six Women’s College World Series, and one NCAA championship (2000).  Overall, Gasso has amassed over 950 victories in 21 seasons as a collegiate head coach.

Advanced Team Defense Drills for Softball

  • Challenge players to improve their fundamentals with these hard-working, intense drills
  • Learn eight advanced infield drills that will improve range, fielding skills, and throwing
  • Learn nine advanced outfield drills to improve fielding skills, range and throwing fundamentals

Maximizing Indoor Softball Practice

  • Never let inclimate weather stop your team from improving!
  • Plan better indoor practices.
  • Make the most of the your indoor practice space.

Patty Gasso: Slap Defense – Building Team Confidence & Drills

  • Instill confidence in your players.
  • Position your defense to defend the slap.
  • Discover strategies for building team unity.

Patty Gasso: How to Coach the Female Athlete

  • Uncover the keys to coaching women’s sports.
  • Develop a winning mentality on your team.
  • Motivate and respect your players.


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