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. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After weeks of tournament play and as we head into the regular season games, there isn’t one clear front runner. Not a single dominant team that stands out against the rest nor a conference that is easily mowing down the competition. Results are showing lot of parody going into these […]