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How To Avoid Injuries As A Softball Pitcher

How To Avoid Injuries As A Softball Pitcher

Use Proper Pitching Mechanics Improper pitching mechanics can lead to some serious shoulder and bicep injuries. One easy way to avoid injuries as a pitcher is by making sure you are pitching with proper form. There are many different pitching techniques, but one important aspect of proper pitching mechanics is […]

by February 12, 2014 Softball Life
3 Benefits Of Wearing A Fielder’s Mask

3 Benefits Of Wearing A Fielder’s Mask

1) Peace Of Mind A huge advantage of wearing a fielder’s mask is allowing the player to be comfortable and confident without having to worry about their face getting destroyed. Being comfortable and having confidence are two critical aspects of playing any sport. With confidence on the field, players are […]

by February 12, 2014 Fielder's Face Masks, Softball Life
Which Fastpitch Bat Size Is Right For You?

Which Fastpitch Bat Size Is Right For You?

Deciphering which bat size is perfect for you is an extremely important task, but with our help, it is a simple one. Length: The first thing you want to figure out is which length suits you best. The best way to figure this out is by standing up straight and […]

by February 11, 2014 Softball Bats, Softball Life
What Sets RIP-IT Fastpitch Bats Apart From The Rest?

What Sets RIP-IT Fastpitch Bats Apart From The Rest?

Love it or return it. No questions asked. Customers are constantly raving about RIP-IT’s “Love it or return it policy”. This return policy allows players to always have the right size bat, a well-performing bat, and most importantly– a bat that suits them best. This is all made possible by […]

by February 10, 2014 Softball Bats, Softball Life
The BBCOR Certification Explained.

The BBCOR Certification Explained.

What is the BBCOR Standard? The BBCOR (Bat-Ball Coefficient of Restitution) Standard is a baseball bat standard that all collegiate and high school bats must either meet or surpass in order to be legal for play. The BBCOR Standard went into full effect in 2012, replacing the previous BESR (Ball […]

by February 10, 2014 Baseball Life, BBCOR Baseball Bats
Should I try-out?

Should I try-out?

Should older girls who have never played softball before still try-out? What challenges will they face? Yes. You don’t always have to start a sport at a young age to be successful. I started playing softball when I was seven years old but I didn’t start to pitch until I […]

by February 10, 2014 Softball Life