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Ask Cindy your softball questions here. Also check the archives for questions from other players, coaches and parents.

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The Perfect Pre-Game Warm-Up

All teams have a pre-game warm-up, but not all teams have a good one. Make sure your pre-game warm-up is getting your team confident, prepared and ready to win! It seems like coaches are always looking for a better pre-game warm-up, but...

 

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5 Ways to Bring Out Their Best

The keys to helping our players do their their best aren't necessarily earth-shattering, but they are extremely important as our attitude determines so much about our players success. "The key to developing people is to catch them doing something right." - Ken...

 

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5 Keys to Increasing Pitch Movement

Micro-pitches start to break but they don’t keep breaking. These micro-breaks cause curveballs to finish too much over the plate, or riseballs to start rising and then stop around the top of the zone. Discover the 5 things your pitcher can...

 

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How Does Your Catcher Stack Up?

Knowing your catcher’s touch to touch times is crucial for not only throwing runners out but also in deciding if her throws are getting better. Learn about touch times and how to improve your catcher’s release times. As coaches, we want our...

 

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Fatigue Point vs Pitch Count

The subject of Pitch Counts really stirs up a lot of discussion.  So I want to talk more about Pitch Counts and how something called The Fatigue Point effects a pitcher's performance as well. The truth is, pitching a softball as fast as possible,...

 

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Making Goals Work for You

I'm sure we've all written down our goals at one time or another fully meaning to accomplish them and yet somehow never managing to. Is it the fault of the goal? Are we just ninnies and too weak to stay the...

 

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Are You Growing Your Skill?

While your body gets taller and stronger and you get smarter and more mature are you really using those increased talents to grow your softball skills? Make sure you’re not using your grade school softball skills when you’re now in high...

 

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