Fix Your Handbreak – A Key Softball Throwing Flaw Explained

Softball throwing mechanics mirror those of high-level baseball players. But a few key aspects–including how quickly a player has to get rid of the ball–has created confusion in what some coaches teach. Players often break their hands much too early, which negatively impacts the rest of the throwing motion. Learn how to fix it in this article. 

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Softball Throwing Drills: Why NOT To Point The Wrist Backward

In softball, one of the oldest throwing drills is the L-drill, in which players are instructed to turn the wrist back toward centerfield, then begin their throwing motion. Read on to learn why turning the wrist backward is not the correct way to teach good softball throwing mechanics. 

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