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Monica Abbott's Tips on Hurling a Rise Ball

Some pitchers use a nasty expression or a loud mouth to intimidate the competition. They are the hurlers who usually get whiplash when they get pounde...

Power at the Plate

The game of softball is like a chess match. Pitchers and batters try to outthink each other, on the mound and at the plate. To find out how to gain an...

Oklahoma Softball's Shoulder Stretch

Any team that's appeared in five of the last nine Women's College World Series is one of softball's elite. The University of Oklahoma's program has ea...

Monica Abbott's Kneeling Physioball Throws

When the subject is top-tier softball pitchers, Monica Abbott's name rises above the rest. The former University of Tennessee standout and 2007 USA...

Swinging With the Sooners

No longer is softball just a spring and summer sport. To reach the upper echelon of the game of softball, it takes year-round dedication—especially ...

Shoulder Prehab Circuit for Softball

Throwing a softball overhand is one of the most unnatural motions in sports, so it's critical to train your shoulders to withstand its rigors and stra...

Leadership on the Softball Field

When thinking about skills and talents for the softball field, the obvious ones come to mind: hitting, throwing and catching. One that is often overlo...

University of Houston Softball's Off-Season Conditioning Test

What's the most effective conditioning technique for softball players looking to gain an edge? Dale Jones, strength and conditioning coach for the Con...

Visualizing with Cat Osterman

Few team sports can be dominated by one position as totally as softball. Pitchers set the pace of the game, and when they're in the zone, hitters ofte...

Strength Work for Softball

Softball requires explosive anaerobic actions, like sprinting out of the batter's box, running to make the catch, or fielding a ground ball and spinni...

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