Post Tagged with: "Softball Tips"

How To Catch Fly Balls In The Sun

How To Catch Fly Balls In The Sun

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 […]

by April 16, 2014 Softball Life
Softball Players: How To Deal With Excessive Sweating

Softball Players: How To Deal With Excessive Sweating

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 […]

by April 9, 2014 Softball Life
Coaches: Laying Down The Law

Coaches: Laying Down The Law

The first thing you need to do as a coach is set up a protocol for the season. Ground rules should be put in place so athletes and parents know exactly what the protocol is and understand what are approachable subjects, and what are not. It is important to lay […]

by April 9, 2014 Softball Life
5 Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Fastpitch Batting Performance

5 Quick Tips That Will Improve Your Fastpitch Batting Performance

1) Lined-up, loose hands Lining up your knuckles and keeping your hands loose is a critical aspect of having a fast, smooth swing. When your knuckles are lined up, your hands and wrists are in the ideal position to create a nice straight, smooth swing. It is also important not […]

by March 19, 2014 Softball Life
VIDEO: Softball Back Leg Balance Hitting Drill

VIDEO: Softball Back Leg Balance Hitting Drill

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith talks us through a balance batting drill. This drill will help Fastpitch Softball players improve their swing by teaching them how to keep  their weight on their back foot. By keeping weight shifted onto their back-side, players will get more power out of their […]

by February 14, 2014 Softball Life
Baseball and Softball Bat Care Tips

Baseball and Softball Bat Care Tips

First and foremost, it is NOT recommended that you use your bat during a zombie apocalypse. No seriously, don’t do it! Now, with that being said… Ball players and parents spend a good chunk of change to ensure they have a quality bat that will perform at the plate. What […]

by January 27, 2014 Baseball Life, Softball Life