Mt. Laurel Girls Softball

Team Warm-up Drills

Dynamic Warm-up Drills

Research shows that dynamic exercises loosen muscles and tendons to increase an athlete’s range of motion and warm up the body.   Following are several dynamic drills to properly warm up the body temperature before starting softball drills.  Line up the players on the first base line and perform these drills across the infield.


 
 
 
 Toe walk
 Heel walk
 Walking toe touch
     
 
 
 
 Running high knees
 Toy soldiers
 Walking knee huggers
     
 
 
 
 Walking lunges
 Walking lunge with twist
 High skips
     
 
 
 
 Walking frog hops—start
 Walking frog hops—finish
 Alternating walking hips
     
 
 
 
 Lateral running wings—start
 Lateral running wings—finish
 Arm circles (forward then back)