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How to Teach Daughter to Play Softball

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Softball isn’t a sport just for boys. There are just as many girls who not only enjoy the game but do really well at it. The game is quite simple to pickup and all you need to begin is a little patience, time and a whole lot of fun. 

The main ingredient to teach daughter to play softball is to keep it fun! Your daughter isn’t going to want to make time for this activity if you are critical of her playing abilities and it will easily become something she dreads doing. This should be enjoyable quality time that you share together all while teaching her the concepts of the game. Starting her out at an early age is instrumental in her developing the skills and passion for softball. 

Taking her to a softball game not only gives her a better understanding of how the game is played, but it’s also a way for her to get caught up in the excitement of the sport. Being a part of the crowd can be a great way to spend the day and will surely make her yearn to get out there and play. 

Teach Daughter to Play Softball


Set time aside each day and play catch with her. This is a great way to teach daughter to play softball and a way to better her softball skills as a player. Helping your daughter practice boosts her confidence and helps her to achieve success. 

In order for your daughter to learn the game properly, you need to teach her all aspects of the sport. This includes teaching her to catch, throw and how to hit the ball. Take her to a field for batting practice to let her get a feel on how to hit the ball. Show her the proper stances and follow-through in order to get power and distance when hitting the ball correctly. 

Organize some friends and family members together for a scrimmage softball game. This is an excellent way for her to gain experience and you can ascertain where you feel your daughter’s weak and strong points are. She may be stronger at pitching than she is at playing third base. By focusing on her strong areas you will help her to enjoy the game better. 

Once she’s mastered the concepts of the game and you feel she’s ready for the next step, sign her up for a softball league. This is a great way to get her involved in the sport on a competitive level. Plus she’ll make lots of friends who are just as passionate about the game of softball. 


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