Baseball and Softball Back in the Olympics?

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Recently, the committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, released a shortlist of sports that are being strongly considered for addition. One of those sports was softball and baseball along with karate, bowling, squash, wushu, surfing, sports  climbing, and roller sports. Not Official... Although the … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Sugar

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Ever find yourself in between games looking for that quick pick me up and you reach for an energy bar or sports drink? Those snacks most likely contain sugar, which is the main ingredient responsible for a list of symptoms that hinder your performance on and off the field.  Why is it … [Read more...]

What is Player PTSD?

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When most people think of the word PTSD the first image that may pop into their heads might be a war veteran, a sexually assaulted victim, or someone who has been a part of a life threatening situation. Most do not think of athletes. According to the National High School Sports-Related Injury … [Read more...]

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...]