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Bristow Returns to College Coaching

In the summer of huge coaching moves, Cindy Bristow, co-founder of Softball Excellence, will become the Pitching Coach for the University of California – Riverside, starting October 5th. “Family was an import factor in my decision to make this change. Riverside...

 

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3 Tips for Young Catchers

While catchers don’t seem to get a lot of coaching, they are HUGELY important to the outcome of a game. A great catcher helps make a great pitcher so discover 3 things to improve your catcher today! Catching involves lots of...

 

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Pitching – Screwballs

To help your pitchers get better movement on their Screwballs have them focus on leading with the thumb into the release. This helps position the hand better for a more complete finish of the snap instead of a common screwball...

 

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Catching – Framing

To help your catchers improve their framing have them work on catching the "outside" part of the ball. Start them with their glove off and just working on hand position to the ball from a short distance using easy tosses...

 

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