Power. Control. Consistency. Although it seems like an easy part of the softball pitcher’s mechanics, the direction and drive toward the plate is one of the most important — and often overlooked — elements of the delivery.
Without proper direction and drive, the pitcher stands a chance, ironically, of getting lost in the circle.
In this exclusive YSPN360 video, Chicago Bandits’ (National Pro Fastpitch League) dual threat, Ally Carda, demonstrates the Powerline Drill — a simple technique that will help the young hurlers out there develop correct direction and drive during their delivery, leaving them in control of the circle!
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