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Soccer Synergy: What Sport Should Soccer Players Play During Their Offseason?

The final whistle blows and your soccer season has officially ended. What's next? Some players will use the offseason to rest and recover before pr...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

How to Build an Effective Med Ball Workout for Softball

We all know medicine ball work is great for developing rotational power. Despite that, many coaches get hung up on deciding what drills to program and...

3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid the Bench Press

3 Reasons Why Softball Players Should Avoid Bench Pressing Unfortunately, in many college weight rooms the bench press is a tool countless strength...

5 Reasons Online Softball Pitching Lessons are Worth Considering

With almost everyone having a high resolution camera on them at all times and the ability to send video anywhere in the world, online softball pitching...

How to Fix 3 Common Softball Pitching Mistakes

The complex motion for fastpitch softball pitching has many moving parts with many common issues and even more ideas on how to fix them. This problem...

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Ask a musician: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The reply:...

The Perfect Core Exercise for Every Major Sport

An athlete's core plays a vital role in their ability to perform functional movements in their sport. Your core is your center of gravity, your base...

How to Stay Mentally Strong When an Umpire Makes a Bad Call

Every athlete that has played the game of baseball or softball has had to deal with a bad umpire. There are some instances where the umpire has a bias...

Organize Effective, Time-Efficient Softball Fielding Drills

This is an excerpt from chapter eight of the new Practice Perfect Softball (Human Kinetics, 2016), written by the National Fastpitch Coaches Associat...

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