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Fungo Anyone?

If you're wondering what a fungo is, how to hit them, or how to teach your players to hit them, then these 5 keys are a must read. In regards to hitting fungos - the first thing to know that you may have...

 

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Try This Out

Most High Schools are starting their tryouts soon which means the quality of your team will be decided by the quality of your tryout system. You might already have a system that works well for you, or you might still be...

 

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Need More Pitching Strength?

Many of you have pitchers that will be moving up in age group this year and as a result they will be pitching from longer distances and possibly also pitching the bigger softball. Both will require more velocity and throwing...

 

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Stop with the “Yes-Coach”

I’m not sure when teams started mouthing this zombie-like response but here’s my plea to make it stop! Read on to learn why I think this response has the opposite effect of what’s intended. In order for players to have success at the...

 

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How to Blow Your Visit

If you’re trying to play college softball you’ll take a recruiting visit. Make sure you don’t blow it. I’ve seen lots of players blow their visit – don’t be one of them. Your recruiting visit, whether Official or Unofficial is not only an opportunity...

 

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2 Questions for a Stronger Battery

Trying to get your catchers and pitchers to talk to each other, try these 2 simple questions. Instead of telling your catchers to “talk” – ask 2 questions instead. Recently I was struggling trying to help a catcher talk to her pitcher. She wasn’t sure...

 

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