Miscellaneous

The Power of Taking a Break

We’ve turned softball into a year-round sport, but taking breaks hold tremendous power! Too much softball isn’t good for you, learn 5 ways that breaks make you better! It seems like we’ve all become obsessed with every single aspect of softball. It seems like the...

 

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The Impact of Phone Time on Your Players

We all love our phones, but you might be surprised how they impact your players. Discover the positive and negative impact of our phones. Phones are miniature computers that most of us can’t live without. They really are amazing when you consider that the average...

 

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Take Your Team from Good to Great

The Pitching and Hitting Summits, held every August in Tampa, are for College Coaches, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get all of the incredible information shared by the top coaches in the country. Here’s how you can get the coaching knowledge, skills, drills...

 

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Get to the WCWS with a Little Change

Everybody dreams of making it make to Oklahoma City and the Women’s College World Series. You might be surprised how “little” it takes. Learn how little improvements allowed the final 8 teams to make the WCWS. While we’ve boiled the entire college softball...

 

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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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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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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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