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The Yips and the Will to Persevere

The Long-lasting Effects of the Yips Although I did find solace during my last collegiate game, my experience with the yips was far from over. I mean that in both…

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Two Strike Approach with Megan Blank

Should you Have a Two-Strike Approach? There’s a lot of controversy in the game today regarding a two-strike approach: should you have one or should you still be trying to…

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Pro Concepts: Max Hip and Shoulder Separation

Creating Maximum Hip and Shoulder Separation For this week’s Pro Concept, I wanted to get into something that could help you or your players achieve maximum separation.  We are of…

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The Yips: From National Player of the Year to Dreading Pitching

The Yips: Losing Control Wanting to pitch every game quickly turned to hoping that I wasn’t in the starting line-up. Could I ever feel confident in the circle again? Would…

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Proper Landing Mechanics for Pitchers

Stride Leg Landing Mechanics To properly understand movements within the pitching motion, we need to first address how the body moves in many other athletic movements. Softball pitching is not…

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up Drills

Do you want to develop a devastating change-up? Check out Lacey Waldrop’s favorite drills to increase deception and develop consistency.

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Attacking Contact vs. Attacking Bat Path

A proper bat path is one of the most important components of having success at the plate. Learn the difference in attacking contact and attacking bat path.

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up

Why you Need a Change-up Hitting is all about timing. Of course, there are other components, but if you’re on time with a pitch, you have a good chance of…

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Improving Consistency and Body Awareness – Beginner Pitchers

Developing Body Awareness and Self-Adjustments in Young Pitchers So often, we are quick to instruct young pitchers and softball players in general through a step-by-step process. I am guilty of…

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Important vs. Vital – Swing Mechanics

What’s Important vs. What is Vital in the Swing By now you guys know me and have a pretty good handle on how I explain ideas and concepts at Baseball…

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The Importance of Throwing Quality Pitches

Control the Controllables. Throw Quality Pitches. During a lesson with one of my younger pitchers, we started having a conversation about different counts and the importance of quality pitches. When…

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Hitting Terms Every Coach Must Know

Do you Know Today’s Most Commonly Used Hitting Terms? If not, this article will be extremely helpful for you. It’s important for moms, dads, coaches, and players to understand these…

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