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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
Two Helmet Features That Help Prevent Players From Overheating

Two Helmet Features That Help Prevent Players From Overheating

1. Air Vents Adding air vents to a helmet is a quick tweak that makes a huge difference. Helmet manufacturers are now creating helmets with air vents to maximize athletes comfort on the field. When added to a helmet, air vents circulate cool air into the helmet to help prevent […]

Six Steps to a Sweet Swing

Six Steps to a Sweet Swing

One of the most complex things in baseball is hitting the ball. To improve at hitting we recommend breaking the swing down to its six core features and then mastering each one. Step 1: Loading While no two coaches agree on much when it comes to hitting, almost all agree […]

by February 6, 2014 Baseball Life