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This Softball Pitch can make a career. Teaching the Drop Ball.

The drop ball is the first softball pitch taught with the focus on movement. Some pitchers have made a career out of it. How to teach your pitcher.

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Softball Pitching Techniques: Teaching the Fastball

When teaching the fastball, you are teaching the basics of all softball pitching techniques.

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Softball Throwing Drills: Teaching Strong and Accurate Throws

Softball throwing drills will help your team develop strong and accurate throws in game situations.

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Baseline Softball Rules: The Nuts and Bolts of the Game

Providing your team an understanding of the baseline softball rules is the next order of business after establishing the jargon of the game.

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Softball Drills: Make Your Indoor Practice as Useful as being Outside

Indoor practice is a fact of like in the northern climates. These softball drills will help you maximize the small space.

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Fastpitch Softball Pitching: Teaching the Screwball

The key to successful fastpitch softball pitching is keeping the batter off balance. Teaching the screw ball.

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The Softball Player: Oh, How They Grow

Watching your softball player grow from a bright-eyed youngster into a mature adult is the most rewarding aspect of coaching.

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Girls Softball Drills: Offseason training drills to ensure success

Fastpitch softball is now a year round commitment. These girls softball drills provide homework for the players as they prepare for the season.

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Fastpitch Pitching: Teaching the Curve

Fastpitch pitching is about movement on the ball. Teaching the curve ball.

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Softball Tournaments: Fitting the competition to the team caliber

As you fill out the calendar of fastpitch softball tournaments, how do you decide which caliber and what locations? Here's a list of sites and considerations.

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Basic Softball Rules: Terminology of Fastpitch Softball

The basic softball rules is where to start with every beginner softball player. Fastpitch terminology is the first step in building understanding.

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Fastpitch Softball Pitching Techniques: Teaching the Change Up

The second of the fastpitch softball pitching techniques to be mastered is the change up.

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Team first in softball! Safety topics to protect your team.

Safety of your players is your top priority. Learn safety topics and rules. Discover the proper safety equipment and more.

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Fastpitch Softball Rules: Terminology, Field, & Positions. Must knows!

Understanding the basic fastpitch softball rules, from the softball positions to the field layout, is pivotal in being a successful coach. Get it here!

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Softball Practice Drills: Getting Your Players into Position

These softball practice drills will teach your players where to be in different basic game situations.

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High School Softball: How to Succeed as a Player

High school softball, like all high school sports, can bring great acclaim, but your players must be properly prepared.

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Concussion in Sports: Protecting Your Players

Concussion in sports is a common occurrence, but what can you do to prevent, and properly test if one should occur?

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Pulled Hamstring: Help Your Players Avoid Them. Here's How!

A pulled hamstring is another common sports injury. Description and recovery of various hamstring injuries.

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Groin Pull: What you can do to prevent them

The groin pull is a common sports injury. Things to do to avoid and how to treat groin injuries

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ACL Injuries: Protecting your players

Among the list of common sports injuries, ACL injuries rank fairly high.

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Softball Art and Jewelry: Great gifts for your player

Get your favorite player (or mom or dad) a piece of softball art or jewelry!

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Softball T Shirts and Other Keepsakes

You see Softball T Shirts at all of the tournaments, usually as a team keepsake. Get you team softball shirt here!

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Softball Sunglasses: Make Fielding Easier, with Style

Find your softball sunglasses to help your team beat the bright sun or high skies. Never loose another pop up in the glare!

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Fastpitch Softball Uniforms: Make your team stand out

The fastpitch softball uniforms are what distinguish you from the other teams. Choose the look that fits your team's personality.

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Softball Bat Bags: Traditional or Back Pack, Find It Here

Softball bat bags gives the player a place to store all of their equipment for the game. A team bag adds to the uniform message.

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