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3 Seconds Second Choice Winning or Losing Coach ...</li><li ><a href=3 Steps to the Running Slap

Another softball season is here and you’re faced with teaching your faster players to slap. It doesn’t have to be a daunting task, follow 3 simple steps …

  • How Measuring Performance Improves Your Tryouts & Practices

    When I say “measuring performance” I’m talking about creating a method that gives players a clear idea of how they’re doing – before you hand out the …

  • Are YOU a Better Coach Than You Were Last Season?
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    Wow – what a question! It kind of hits you head on & yet …

  • A Timing Drill from a Batting T

    Batting T’s are great teaching tools since the ball isn’t moving they help our hitters focus more on mechanics. But they weren’t helpful for timing practice – …

  • The 5 Greatest Things I Learned in 2015

    Everybody has their own End-of-the-Year List and I’m no different. Discover the 5 Greatest Things I Learned in 2015!

    I’m an obsessive learner so imagine my challenge at …

  • 5 Coaching Lessons from the NFCA Convention
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    I recently returned from the best softball gathering on the planet – the …

  • Hitting is super important to your team’s success and yet it can be difficult to teach – especially to younger players. Discover how a common hand tool, …

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    To Americans, the 4th of July represents freedom, but there are some very …

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    If you have dreams of one day playing college softball or even playing …

  • If you struggle with your hitters using their feet right when they load or hit, then you might find the answer in their socks.

    Feeling is important to …

  • 5 keys winning wcws focus calm rebound fight ...</li><li ><a href=
    Getting your infielders to bend their knees, or get down under the ball can be a relentless pursuit. If you’ve ever struggled getting your infielders to get …
  • Hitting – Batting Helmets
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    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Hitting - Hitting the Change Up

    Teach your hitters to “spit” on the change up when they get …

  • Fielding – 1st Base
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Fielding - 1st Base

    A 1st baseman will sometimes slightly miss tagging the 1st base bag with her …

  • Catching – Catching
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Catching - Catching

    “Invite the pitch” is a great way to think about how a catcher should set …

  • Communication – Giving Signals
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Communication - Giving Signals

    If your team seems to be missing your offensive signals on a regular basis …

  • Fielding – Fielding and Receiving
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Fielding - Fielding and Receiving

    To help your players do a better job of fielding groundballs, receiving throws …

  • Coaching – Team Chemistry
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Coaching - Team Chemistry

    To help your players keep from getting too mad or being too hard on …

  • Timing is everything in hitting! When your hitters are “on time” they’re hitting the ball square and hard, but when they’re not, well things get bad, fast. …
  • 1st BASE Footwork
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on First Base Footwork - getting the out when the throw is off the mark and the umpire ...</li><li ><a href=Fielding – Baserunning Metrics
    Fastpitch Softball Free Article on Coaching - think before you make a trip to the pitchers mound

    Want a way to encourage your …

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