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Why High School Softball Pitchers Don't Throw Fastballs

There is a trend with fastpitch softball pitching at the high school level where the majority of pitchers do not throw their fastballs in games. A...

Fastpitch Softball Pitching: 7 Keys to Success

There are 6 basic pitches (fastball, change up, drop, curve, screw, rise) that can be learned in fastpitch softball pitching and many variations of...

Softball Conditioning for 7-Inning Strength

A multitude of options are available for conditioning for the sport of softball. Plyometric and agility workouts can be used for power and quickness...

Softball Base Running Drills

In softball, getting on base is purely about speed. A quick jump toward first base after a batter makes contact with the ball is often the differenc...

Softball Players: Why You Need to Deadlift

Softball players—do you deadlift? If not, you need to add this essential exercise to your training as soon as possible. Now, I know what you're...

The Secret to Coaching an Ace Softball Pitcher

Physical talent doesn't always translate onto the field, especially the softball mound. Softball pitchers must possess the ability not just to hit t...

Built by 'Bama: Why Alabama Softball Workouts Are So Intense

A weight plate slams down. The sound—nearly identical to the crack of an aluminum bat hitting a ball—echoes through the 37,000-square-foot, state-...

2 Med Ball Throws to Improve Your Softball Offense

For softball athletes at all levels, medicine ball throws are great to add to any workout routine. They allow you to train at game speed, creating ...

My Training Secret to Create Softball Swagger

Rarely today do performance coaches have a training secret. Everyone learns from everyone so no one has to "reinvent the wheel." I do have a trai...

Baseball and Softball Pitchers: Protect Your Shoulders With This In-Season Mini-Workout

If you are a baseball or softball pitcher, you are automatically at risk for a shoulder injury. The explosive and repetitive nature of throwing wi...

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