How often do you have your pitchers throw if they’re 10 and under? I’ve coached boys before and with boys I limit it to the equivalent of 5-6 innings per week and maybe one-two bullpens per week with no more than 30 pitches per bullpen. What do you recommend with younger girls?

In my opinion we should be equally cautious with both. There’s a HUGE on-going myth that softball pitching won’t hurt your arm but baseball pitching will. To me, having been a pitcher that’s an absurd comment that comes from people who just perpetuate something they hear, without any knowledge what-so-ever. While the underhand motion might be slightly easier on your arm – that’s one motion and not thousands.