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Top Things Coaches Should Do At The NFCA Convention

Top Things Coaches Should Do At The NFCA Convention

With the NFCA National Convention right around the corner, I wanted to provide coaches who will be attending with some tips and ideas on how they can get the most out of their time at the “Greatest Softball Show on Earth!” Luckily, I had the chance to talk with Carol… Read the rest
by December 2, 2014 Parents & Coaches
Warranty & Policy Comparison Chart

Warranty & Policy Comparison Chart

  I deserve great gear with awesome warranties!  … Read the rest
by October 22, 2014 Gear Guide
At The Speed of Softball

At The Speed of Softball

I want to play fast with confidence!… Read the rest
by October 8, 2014 Softball Tips
Alloy Bats VS Composite Bats

Alloy Bats VS Composite Bats

The construction and material used in a bat can have a huge impact on the performance of a player. Materials used and the construction process of bats have evolved over the years as advancements and design improvements have been adopted by baseball and softball bat manufacturers. The two main materials… Read the rest
by September 4, 2014 Baseball Gear, Gear Guide, Softball Gear
Don’t Get Left Behind- Speed Matters!

Don’t Get Left Behind- Speed Matters!

Baseball and softball are both games of speed, power, grit, but they are also games of physics. Now don’t worry- I promise this is not going to be a boring technical breakdown of all the aspects of physics that play into baseball. However, I do want to focus on the… Read the rest
by August 28, 2014 Baseball Gear, Softball Gear
Fielder’s Mask For The Competitive Player

Fielder’s Mask For The Competitive Player

Head and facial injuries in softball are usually associated with batters, but rarely with infielders and pitchers. However, the statistics show that both infielders and pitchers are at high risk of facial injury. Yet, even when players understand the importance of wearing a fielder’s mask and how it can prevent… Read the rest
by August 21, 2014 Softball Gear