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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 Softball DVDs: Hitting & Indoor Practice

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Check out our two new Softball DVDs featuring Diana Pepin. Diana is the Head Softball Coach at Eastern Connecticut State University. Pepin has guided the Warriors to a 34-5 overall record and earned a spot in the 2011 NCAA DIII Women’s Softball Championship. Pepin has been named Little East Conference Coach of the Year three times.

Running a Successful Indoor Team Practice

  • Make the most of your practice time when forced to practice indoors
  • Use the space you have to teach and train softball fundamentals
  • See how Pepin and her staff coach and teach their athletes in this live practice setting

Physical & Mental Tools to Develop a Successful Swing

  • Improve your athletes’ bat speed and timing to drive the ball up the middle
  • Step into the batter’s box ready to hit with Pepin’s mental checklist for hitters
  • Practice hitting in high pressure, game-like scenarios

Learn from the 2011 NCAA Softball Tournament Coaches!

By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011

Championship Productions would like to congratulate all the teams who qualified for the 2011 NCAA Softball Tournament! Championship Productions is proud to say it has partnered with many of the 2011 NCAA Softball Tournament  Coaches on various Softball DVD projects.  Learn the systems, tips, techniques, and drills that these outstanding coaches use in their programs…taking them to the top!

San Diego State (Steve Miner)

Oklahoma (Patty Gasso)

Arizona (Mike Candrea)

DePaul (Eugene Lenti)

UCLA (Kelly Inouye-Perez)

Florida (Tim Walton)


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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