Articles by: Lindsey Wallace

Proper Softball Infielder Stance

Proper Softball Infielder Stance

All infield positions in the game of fastpitch softball require the defensive player to be loose, quick, and alert at all times. One thing that can help nurture all of these aspects is the proper infielder’s stance. The proper infielder’s stance will look something like a triangle. Your feet will… Read the rest
by June 4, 2014 Softball Tips
3 Reasons Why Your Softball Grip Matters

3 Reasons Why Your Softball Grip Matters

When fastpitch softball players look for a bat they normally seek a bat that has the balance they want, pop, a fast swing speed, and a desirable design. What a lot of bat consumers normally underestimate is the grip. Although the grip tape may not be the deciding factor of… Read the rest
by May 21, 2014 Softball Gear, Softball Tips
How To: Softball Throwing Progression

How To: Softball Throwing Progression

The purpose of a softball throwing progression is to maximize your throwing abilities and to minimize the risk of injury. This is possible by gradually increasing the intensity of your throwing until you reach your peak distance and speed. This will warm up your muscles and strengthen them at the… Read the rest
Base Coaching For Dummies

Base Coaching For Dummies

Base running can make or break you in the game of baseball or softball. No matter how good a hitter you are, base running is an essential part of the game that can make the difference between a single and a double, a double or a triple, or a triple… Read the rest
by May 12, 2014 Parents & Coaches
5 Things To Look For In A Helmet Face Guard

5 Things To Look For In A Helmet Face Guard

Nowadays, fastpitch softball players are required to have a face guard on their helmet. But, it doesn’t benefit the player to spend money on a helmet whose face guard just meets the bare minimum requirements. Although helmet face guards might all look the same, there are actually a few key… Read the rest
Bat Rolling

Bat Rolling

What Is Bat Rolling? Bat rolling is a process that accelerates the break in process of composite bats. This process is executed by placing the bat into a “rolling machine”. The bat will fit horizontally in the machine between two rollers, compressed, and sometimes heated. The bat will then be… Read the rest
by May 5, 2014 Baseball Gear, Softball Gear