Put the fun in softball fundamentals
| 12 min watch
Have you ever watched 6-year-olds try to play softball? If not, just know that it takes a while for things to look anything like the actual game. At this age, you’re just trying to get them comfortable with the gear and the basic skills — and to point them toward the correct base.
With beginners, the key is to keep the drills simple and accessible. Don’t be afraid to modify the games and activities. Bigger, softer balls are easier to hit and help kids feel more successful. Feel free to try catching games barehanded at first.
Luckily, these 10 bat, ball and glove drills for 6-year-olds have one thing in common: They’re fun to play, and easy to teach.
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