How to Throw a Curveball in Slow Pitch Softball

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The way that people smash a softball can frustrate pitchers. This may help you to throw a few strikes and put some frustration on the batters.

Things You'll Need

  • Softballs
  • Gloves
  • Find the spot on the ball where the laces are farthest apart.

  • Place your pinkie and index finger where the laces are farthest apart.

  • Place your middle and ring finger at the top of the ball where the laces curve around.

  • Place your thumb on the underneath side of the ball.

  • When realeasing the pitch realease your thumb and use your fingers to spin the ball counter-clockwise.(clockwise for left handers).

  • The ball will break away from right handed batters if thrown by a right handed pitcher.

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