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High Reps, Quick Hands Defensive Drill

Here’s a great drill to improve your infielder’s movement, quickness and short throws. Maximize reps while minimizing throws. Arms get tired and sore this time of year so increasing defensive reps while limiting throws is a challenge. Having the right touch on throws...

 

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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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Avoid the Danger of the Yesbots

In today’s softball Yesbots are everywhere, and while they’re prevalent, they aren’t helpful. If your team is filled with yesbots trouble could be looming. We’re in an era of coaches asking questions that they don’t mean as questions, and players learning to respond with a head...

 

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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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Don’t Add Another Monkey

How we think plays a HUGE role in how we play. Discover the role that monkeys play in our success. Having monkey-thoughts can destroy your performance so make sure you know how to avoid them. Monkeys are extremely annoying creatures. They make...

 

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