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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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5 Things Travelball Pitchers Struggle With

Here’s my quick list of the things that week in and week out, I see pitchers struggle with. Struggling is important to a pitcher’s growth & development  - not something to avoid. Pitching is a really tough skill to learn, and one that doesn’t...

 

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The Impact of Phone Time on Your Players

We all love our phones, but you might be surprised how they impact your players. Discover the positive and negative impact of our phones. Phones are miniature computers that most of us can’t live without. They really are amazing when you consider that the average...

 

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4 Qualities Every Pitcher Needs

Pitching can be a confusing skill for pitchers and for coaches, so let’s simplify it all. Instead of thinking about a million different mechanics, learn 4 qualities that every pitcher needs. I saw a stat from this year’s WCWS that was shocking - 52%...

 

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Take Your Team from Good to Great

The Pitching and Hitting Summits, held every August in Tampa, are for College Coaches, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get all of the incredible information shared by the top coaches in the country. Here’s how you can get the coaching knowledge, skills, drills...

 

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Get to the WCWS with a Little Change

Everybody dreams of making it make to Oklahoma City and the Women’s College World Series. You might be surprised how “little” it takes. Learn how little improvements allowed the final 8 teams to make the WCWS. While we’ve boiled the entire college softball...

 

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Pitching Lane Practice

Miss too much on an inside or outside target and it can spell disaster. Learn a great way to practice these locations. Here’s a simple and yet powerful way for pitchers to practice their inside and outside pitches. Anytime you can make your words...

 

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