Bunt a Softball??
You may be wondering what your coach says when
he tells you to, "Bunt." It's a softball term that
means to hit the ball near home plate so the pitcher
or catcher has to retrive the ball, while you're
running to first! It comes in handy when no one is
To be able to Bunt a softball, you will need to get
some things. First off, you need a softball, a bat, a
team to make the plays (or a couple of players),
and a baseball field. It is fairly simple, once you
get the hang of it. What you do is, grab a bat and
get ready for the pitch!
After you've gathered all of the materials, you need
to learn the first step. You pivot the foot closest to
the fence to the other side of the plate. Square you
feet and on to the next step.
Now that you've positioned your feet, you have to
get the bat and hold it up the same height as your
elbows.Make sure you keep the bat there the
whole time you are Bunting.
Keeping your bat in the same place, put your right
hand hand to the end of the bat faceing right
above the pitchers head.
Now,keep the right hand there and leave the Left
hand at the bottom of the bat and on to the next
So far, you've learned how to position yourself. You
now need to get ready for the pitch and watch the
ball hit the bat. Like you normally would in regular
Next you need to determine the amount of force
that you want on the ball. You usually want to hit
the ball in between the pitcher and home base.
Now that you've determined what force you want,
make it happen. To put force you have to gently tap
push the ball aiming toward the right place.
The Eighth and final step is to run for first.A
common mistake people make is watching the ball
to see where it's going but you will not make that
mistake. Just sprint to first, and maybe even
Bunting a softball
You now have learned how to bunt a softball. Use it
wisely like when no one is on third base so the
pitcher doesn't tag him so he doesn't get a run. I
hope you use this stradegy and teach your friends.