This softball skills series starts with the basics and moves through drills. The series wraps up with tips to help softball coaches with troubleshooting pitchers' problems.

Basic Softball Pitching Terminology - Part 1

Coach Hogan covers BASIC TERMINOLOGY needed to be an effective softball pitcher (softball pitching).

Basic Softball Pitching Terminology - Part 2

Powerline and other terminology (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Grips

If you do not start with a proper grip, you can not expect outstanding results. This segment shows several different grips that a softball pitcher needs to know and be able to use (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Wrist Snaps

As the name implies, the wrist snap is analyzed and key areas of this portion of the pitch are defined (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: 9 OClock

The 9 OClock position of the pitching motion is analyzed (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: 12 OClock

The top of the motion (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Full Circle

Go all the way around, putting it all together to build a better pitcher (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: The Leap Drill

The initial push off the mound is a critical move in the "Leap & Drag" style of pitching, and this drill works on developing the best leap possible (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: The Full Motion Drill

This shows the full motion of the pitch, from the back (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: 3 Fast Pitches

This softball pitching drill helps get your pitcher "past the plateau" to give them the confidence they need when the game is getting long (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: 30 Second Drill

This is a tough drill! In this drill we work on endurance, speed and determination (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: 3 Strikes In A Row

Put the pressure on! This drill teaches your pitcher to concentrate on the pitch and not on external factors (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Ladder Drill

Pushing a bit farther, this drill helps the pitcher develop more explosiveness and leg strength (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Fence Drills

To solve a problem, you have to identify it first! These drills help troubleshoot a pitchers motion (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Walk In

Making the step a part of the pitch, this drill helps a follow-through become a natural part of the pitch (softball pitching).

Softball Pitching Skills: Hitting Corners

Working on specific areas of the strike zone helps build ball control (softball pitching)