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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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TECHNIQUE FOR LEFTY SLAPPERS

Here are some quick keys for helping your lefty slappers become more consistent and effective: Line up about middle of box with bellybutton near middle of plate As pitcher delivers the ball player either takes a cross-over step with the back foot,...

 

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Are Swing Mechanics Overrated?

Since Halloween is coming here’s my scary statement - I think we focus too much on mechanics. Now read on and see if you agree with me. When it comes to hitting, I think we make a HUGE mistake when we focus too...

 

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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 – Seeing the MIDDLE

If you're tired of telling your hitters to keep their eye's on the ball, you aren't alone. But, while that won't help you, this might - have your players think about seeing the MIDDLE of the ball, and then hitting...

 

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3 Slump Busting Drills

Breaking out of a slump is tough stuff. But now you can actually practice it – check out how. Slumps are one of life’s great mysteries, because you can’t practice them…or can you? Slumps are things you want to either avoid at...

 

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