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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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Strategy: Softball Terminology

We often use words in softball that mean something to those of us using them all the time, but that are almost impossible to find in any rulebook or dictionary. So here's what a few softball terms mean: Fungo: This is...

 

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Improve Your Timing with this T Drill

Learning how to swing is one thing but using that swing properly against an oncoming pitch is something totally different. If you don’t have that expensive batting cage, you can still practice timing with a simple batting T and a...

 

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Hitting – Batting Helmets

Lots of hitters now have face masks on their batting helmets. These face masks can often be bulky and heavy making it hard for hitters to see over the bars (some masks) and tough to balance and control their heads....

 

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Hitting – Slapping

To help your slappers keep their slaps in fair territory instead of hitting foul balls down the 3rd base line try practicing using real softballs instead of whiffle balls or lite flight balls. Whiffle balls are so light that slappers...

 

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Hitting & Pitching – Adjustments

Getting our players to make quick and accurate adjustments is vital for being successful during games. Here are drills for hitters and pitchers to help them learn how to make better and quicker adjustments: Hitters: Have 5-10 different bats of...

 

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Slappers: Getting More Bat Control

To help your slappers have more bat control tell them to move their hands forward as they move their back foot forward. This will allow them to keep their hands and the bat in front of their body when contacting...

 

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