6 Things that Make RIP-IT Unique


There are a lot of reasons RIP-IT is a unique company, here are my top six reasons. 1.  Love It or Return It From our humble beginnings in 2003 RIP-IT has offered a “Love it or return it” policy for everything we sell. “Love it or return it” is our promise to our customers that we stand behind the … [Read more...]

The Importance of Warming-Up and Cooling-Down

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Begin and End Strong One of the most important aspects of softball that can easily be overlooked is incorporating a proper warm-up and cool-down into practices and games. Often times we forget to execute a thorough warm-up. Some players or coaches may tend to think that things such as hitting or … [Read more...]

The Three Baseball Catcher’s Stances


Catchers have a multitude of responsibilities when they are on the field. There is much more to the catcher’s position than just simply waiting for the pitch. As a matter of fact, the catcher has not one, but three different stances they they should be alternating in order to perform to the best of … [Read more...]

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 purchasing your bat, it … [Read more...]

How To: Softball Throwing Progression


The purpose of a throwing progression softball drill 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 indoor softball drill will warm up your muscles … [Read more...]