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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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My Lessons from Writing 300 Issues of the Insider

Happy Birthday to the Softball Excellence Insider Newsletter – this is our 300th Issue! Writing 300 issues has taught me a lot. Discover what it can teach you. 300 of anything is a lot. When you’re talking 300 issues of our Softball Excellence Insider newsletter,...

 

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What’s the RPI and How Does it Work?

There’s lots of college softball polls, what do they all mean? Make sure you know why the RPI is a super important poll. There are a couple of different Division I softball polls - there’s the ESPN/USA Softball poll, and the USA Today/NFCA...

 

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A Challenging Pitching Workout That’s Fun

Looking for a challenging pitching workout that combines control, pressure and fun. I’ve got one for you. A perfect pitching workout for this part of the season. This time of year workouts can get boring and routine. It can be difficult to create new workouts...

 

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High Reps, Quick Hands Defensive Drill

Here’s a great drill to improve your infielder’s movement, quickness and short throws. Maximize reps while minimizing throws. Arms get tired and sore this time of year so increasing defensive reps while limiting throws is a challenge. Having the right touch on throws...

 

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How to Program Your Team’s Best Game

If you’re looking for a way to get your team headed in the right direction – try this simple exercise. Here’s an easy, yet effective way to get your team’s belief higher and their game turned around. There’s no secret sauce to helping...

 

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Make Your Pitching Zones Come to Life

Looking to help your pitchers with their zone control. Then grab Clyde & some paint. Helping your pitchers see where their pitching zones are is easier than you might think. Pitching zones are imaginary things that kind of float in the air, are critical...

 

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The Dangers of Cheering

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate cheering, I just know it’s hidden dangers. I’m not saying don’t cheer, but you better know it’s side effects when you do. I know that cheering is as much a part of softball as gloves and bats, and...

 

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