Proper Softball Infielder Stance

Infield

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...]

3 Reasons Why Your Softball Grip Matters

FastpitchGrip

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...]

Fastpitch Softball: Track Start vs. Rocker Start

Rocker

In fastpitch softball there are two types of starts off of the bag. These two starts are known as the track start and the rocker start. When a player is getting ready to lead-off they will either execute the track or rocker start to advance them to the next base. The question remains: Which method … [Read more...]

How To Catch Fly Balls In The Sun

FLYBALLS

1.  Find A Sweet Spot The trick is to react quickly and move your body at different angles until you can see the ball in your path. Granted, if the sun is glaring down on you, you will most likely not be able to see the ball until the last couple seconds. For this reason, you should be on your toes … [Read more...]

How To Deal With Excessive Sweating in Softball

FLYBALLS

First and foremost, sweating is a healthy and essential process for the human body, so if you you perspire a lot on the softball field— have no worries. Sweating is a natural bodily function, but it can sometimes be distracting and get in the way of your performance. For this reason, we have … [Read more...]