Beginner

DON’T Catch with 2 Hands

In regards to catching a ball with 2 hands, there are some definite advantages: things like getting rid of the ball faster on a throw, or fielding balls with a lot of crazy spin. But do you know the times when...

 

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6 Keys to a Successful Tryout

Is your softball player getting ready for team tryouts? Whether this is their first tryout or they’re a veteran player, tryouts are a lot of pressure and stress. Help improve your player’s chances for making the team with these 6 keys...

 

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The Perfect Pre-Game Warm-Up

All teams have a pre-game warm-up, but not all teams have a good one. Make sure your pre-game warm-up is getting your team confident, prepared and ready to win! It seems like coaches are always looking for a better pre-game warm-up, but...

 

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5 Ways to Bring Out Their Best

The keys to helping our players do their their best aren't necessarily earth-shattering, but they are extremely important as our attitude determines so much about our players success. "The key to developing people is to catch them doing something right." - Ken...

 

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A Positive Way to Look at Mistakes

Mistakes happen all the time in sports and yet we work diligently to eliminate making them at all. Maybe the key is to get a new attitude toward mistakes, check out how. Simply put, mistakes are critical to learning. Think about a...

 

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How Does Your Catcher Stack Up?

Knowing your catcher’s touch to touch times is crucial for not only throwing runners out but also in deciding if her throws are getting better. Learn about touch times and how to improve your catcher’s release times. As coaches, we want our...

 

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Hitting: The Power of ½ Inch

Half an inch isn’t much at all, but it can make a huge difference in how your hitters hit and your pitchers pitch – be sure to find out how. Next time you don’t think a little bit matters then consider...

 

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