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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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Softball Pitching: The 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 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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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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They are up to bat!

Person- (Name) is up to bat! She’s gonna take a whack! If I were you, and you were me, I’d scooch your booty back! Team- WHAT?! Person- (NAME) IS UP TO

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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 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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Softball Pitching Techniques: Teaching the Fastball

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

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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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22 year old player

I am a 22 year old looking for a Fastpitch softball team in the greater Houston area. I played 1B, pitcher, and outfield all through highschool. I have

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19 years old

I’ve played softball my freshman to Junior year , but i took a break for my senior year . I played pitcher and short stop , I’m looking for a league

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25+

I'm 31 and I live in the San Fernando Valley, California and have been looking for a fast pitch team to play with for a very long time but have been unable

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21+

Looking for a league in Minneapolis Minnesota. I am 21 years old and just completed college. I played softball from the time I was about 8 until my senior

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19+ team search

I am a 19 year old college student in Atlanta, GA. I have 10 years of competitive, travel, fast pitch softball experience. I am an experienced outfielder

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Softball Drills: Making 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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Softball Coaching Tips: Comprehensive Collection of Resources

Coaching is difficult! Use this collection of softball coaching tips and resources to establish your coaching philosophy; improve your coaching and team!

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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 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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Fastpitch Pitching: Teaching the Curve

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

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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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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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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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Composite softball bats are the norm in fastpitch. 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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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 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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