Proper Softball Infielder Stance

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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 more...]

Leading Off From First Base

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Don’t underestimate the power of a lead off. In the real world, if you steal something— you will be thrown in jail, but not in the game of baseball. Stealing bases will get you nothing but praise. To be a great base thief, you are going to need to know the basics of leading off the bag. To start, … [Read more...]

6 Things that Make RIP-IT Unique

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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 Three Baseball Catcher’s Stances

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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

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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...]