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Coaching Psychology: Setting the Team's Focus

What is your coaching psychology? How do you set the mood of your team? Once you establish this, everything else can then fall into place.

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Women's Fastpitch Softball Association: For those 19 and over

The Women's Fastpitch Softball Association makes fastpitch softball not just for 18U anymore!

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Softball Sales Items & Collectibles: Sunglasses, Trophies, Art & Gifts

Looking for softball sales items like trophies, softball art, sunglasses and softball gifts? You've come to the right place.

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Teaching how to play softball is step one. What it takes to coach!

Teaching how to play softball is step one. Coaching psychology and management along with how you work with parents will define your success. Get help here!

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DeMarini Softball Bats: Get all the details to make the right choice.

DeMarini Softball bats range in price and quality. Do your research here to pick the right one and find the best price.

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Girls Fastpitch Softball: What You Need to Know

Girls Fastpitch Softball, from recreation to travel to school ball to professional: What to expect and how to compete

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Miken Softball Bats: Get the information to make the right choice

Miken Softball bats come in a variety of models. Do your research here to choose the right bat and get the best price.

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Softball Gloves Secrets: How to pick one and break it in

Softball gloves last a long time; don't make a bad choice from the start. Glove vs. mitt. Selection and more!

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Fastpitch Gloves: Extend life by learning proper break-in techniques

Breaking in fastpitch gloves properly is key to their longevity and ensuring great performance. Here's how to do it to maximize glove life.

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Select the right fastpitch softball bats. Don’t make the wrong choice!

Fastpitch softball bats: So many options! Which brand? Which model? What weight and length? Get the answers here! Don’t make an expensive mistake.

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Coaching Youth Softball: Enacting Your Coaching Psychology

Coaching youth softball is all about enacting your coaching psychology: Enacting a fun teaching environment that results in winning (eventually).

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Composite softball bats are the fastpitch norm. What you need to know

Aluminum and composite softball bats now are the standard for fastpitch softball. Some considerations as you choose the perfect bat.

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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 Pitching: Rise Ball; Difficult to Master; but Very Effective

When you master the rise ball, you likely will be among the elite in softball pitching.

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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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Throwing Drills: Teaching cutoffs and accuracy

Throwing accuracy is one of the key skills of the game. Throwing drills are essential in coaching a successful team.

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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 Tips: Playing Defense with Runners on Base

These softball tips address how the team should react defensively in various situations with runners on base.

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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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Softball Players: Team Chemistry is important. What to look for.

When constructing your team, the type of softball players you select will determine your success. But is it really just talent? Other intangibles to consider.

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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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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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Fastpitch Coaching: Additional Hitting Resources

Teaching players how to hit is a key element in fastpitch coaching. Here are some additional training resources.

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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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Coaching Softball: Pitcher and Catcher Resources

Coaching softball requires knowledge in many different aspects of the game. Here you will find tools to teach your pitchers and catchers.

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