At what age should you start teaching the mechanics of softball? As soon as a child picks up the game.
Even very young players are able to understand certain aspects of throwing, catching and hitting, says Ken Eriksen, Head Coach of the USA Softball National Team.
If you teach them correct fundamentals early on, you can train sooner on more advanced skills, like defensive coverage or cut off and relay.
Listen as Eriksen shares his philosophy on coaching mechanics with different age groups.