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My Lessons from Writing 300 Issues of the Insider

Happy Birthday to the Softball Excellence Insider Newsletter – this is our 300th Issue! Writing 300 issues has taught me a lot. Discover what it can teach you. 300 of anything is a lot. When you’re talking 300 issues of our Softball Excellence Insider newsletter,...

 

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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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Infield Drill to Handle Speed Teams

If you're playing that super-fast team and looking to speed up your infielders, I’ve got just the drill for you. Check out a great way to help your infielders get faster without rushing. Anybody who’s ever played a fast team knows how difficult it is...

 

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Defense – Calm Minds

To help your defense make better plays get your defensive players to calm down their minds. The offense wants the defense to have busy and hectic minds filled with hesitation and confusion. Instead drill your players while on defense to...

 

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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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Pitching Takeaways from the WCWS

With the best pitchers in the country facing off in Oklahoma City, how many different pitches were they throwing? Find out what the best do better. During the WCWS I tweeted something that got tons of response. So I had to...

 

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