Articles by: Lindsey Wallace

Fastpitch Softball: Track Start vs. Rocker Start

Fastpitch Softball: Track Start vs. Rocker Start

In fastpitch softball there are two types of starts off of the bag. These two starts are known as the track start and the rocker start. When a player is getting ready to lead-off they will either execute the track or rocker start to advance them to the next base. […]

by April 23, 2014 Softball Life
How To Catch Fly Balls In The Sun

How To Catch Fly Balls In The Sun

1.  Find A Sweet Spot The trick is to react quickly and move your body at different angles until you can see the ball in your path. Granted, if the sun is glaring down on you, you will most likely not be able to see the ball until the last […]

by April 16, 2014 Softball Life
How To Select The Right Size Senior League Bat

How To Select The Right Size Senior League Bat

Choosing the right size Senior League bat for a young player can be a difficult task so we have created these guidelines to make your job as a parent or coach a little easier. An important thing to keep in mind when choosing a Senior League bat is that young […]

Softball Players: How To Deal With Excessive Sweating

Softball Players: How To Deal With Excessive Sweating

First and foremost, sweating is a healthy and essential process for the human body, so if you you perspire a lot on the softball field— have no worries. Sweating is a natural bodily function, but it can sometimes be distracting and get in the way of your performance. For this […]

by April 9, 2014 Softball Life
5 Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Fastpitch Batting Performance

5 Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Fastpitch Batting Performance

1) Lined-up, loose hands Lining up your knuckles and keeping your hands loose is a critical aspect of having a fast, smooth swing. When your knuckles are lined up, your hands and wrists are in the ideal position to create a nice straight, smooth swing. It is also important not […]

by March 19, 2014 Softball Life
The Biggest Killer In Baseball

The Biggest Killer In Baseball

Although baseball players may not be as susceptible to injury as many other athletes, they are still extremely vulnerable to dehydration and heat illness. When baseball players fail to take proper hydration precautions, they run the risk of seriously damaging their bodies and tarnishing their playing abilities. Although dehydration may […]

by February 14, 2014 Baseball Life