Think you’ve got what it takes to hit that home run?

There are a bunch of positions in softball that require different skills. Have a go in each of them to see what works for you.


When batting, be aware of your stance and balance and always keep your eye on the ball, no matter your position.


  • Increase your overall fitness
  • Improve hand-eye coordination
  • Build your teamwork skills

What you need

Sports clothes and shoes, and a glove (most clubs will provide equipment for beginners).

Softball organisations

Softball Australia

Similar options

Baseball and cricket.