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Practice Hitting the Change Up

Hitting a change up is hard, and practicing to hit one can be even harder. That is, until you start using this simple change up front toss drill. For this drill, you’ll need a partner or a coach, a bucket of regular...

 

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The WCWS – My 4 Takeaways

Man, what a year for college softball! From the first tournament back in February to the final game in OKC this was a year for the record books. I’m sure you have your own thoughts about the Women’s College World Series,...

 

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The Truth About Wrist Snap in Pitching

Quit wasting time doing snap drills that might not help your pitcher. Find out instead what will really make a difference when it comes to wrist snap in pitching. I know I’m going against everything you’ve ever learned about pitching when...

 

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Defensive Drill Series

Making sure your fielders cleanly field balls is just the first of two skills needed for a successful play as we’ve all seen our players field a ball only to throw it away. Learn three drills designed to improve both fielding...

 

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What’s Your Error Recovery Process?

We all make mistakes, and we all need a process to recover from them. Knowing how to deal with a mistake without getting emotional is crucial to quickly getting yourself back in the game. Every player should have a short process...

 

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8 Pitching Traps to Avoid

After working for years with pitchers, I’ve come up with some things I see pitchers constantly doing – no matter how young or old they are – that either hold them down or else shoot them up to great success. Make...

 

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Don’t Be a Hippie Hitter

Most hitters think they need to focus on the pitcher’s hip to locate the ball as the pitcher releases it, but that’s not accurate. See just how far off this advice really is. I think it’s really important that whenever we tell...

 

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