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Advice for Off-Season Youth Training

Off-Season Strength Training: Four Points to Consider Many families come to skills lessons and want to know more about off-season strength training and running for their youth athlete, daughter or…

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Speed vs. Accuracy – Are We Missing Something?

Speed vs. Accuracy There has always been this question in pitching, what makes a pitcher great? At a young age, what should a pitcher focus on first, speed or accuracy?…

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Start Establishing your Pitching Goals Today

The Importance of Goal Setting As we ring in the new year, there is talk of new year’s resolutions and changing mindsets, but I want to talk about the importance…

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Tryout Practice Plan for Youth Softball

Tryout Plan for Youth Softball With the spring season quickly approaching, you are going to need a tryout plan. Because of this, we wanted to make it easier for our…

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Softball Rebellion’s Holiday Gift List

Dominate on the Diamond with our Christmas Favorites Christmas is just a week away, and if you’re anything like me, you might still have some Christmas shopping left to do….

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Space-Savers: Three Indoor Pitching Drills

Improve your Pitching Technique Indoors this Off-season Oftentimes when talking about off-season training, I hear that it’s too cold to get outside or there just isn’t enough time to practice….

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Elite Level Base Running with Leah Murray

Increase your Run Production with Elite Level Base Running Base running is an often overlooked aspect of the game. Typically, the only concern coaches and athletes have when it comes…

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Initiating Proper Sequencing with the Banded Slot Drill

Initiating the Swing Sequence We have talked before about the Initial start of the swing. It is crucial for a hitter to understand how to sequence properly in order to…

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The Mental Game: Train your Brain

The Mental Game: Training a Disciplined Brain Welcome to the first article in our mental game series!  The goal of this series is to provide you with specific information on…

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Mastering the Curveball: Mechanics, Spins and Drills

Learning to Throw a Great Curveball Curveball: A pitch that is known for having great break, spin, and movement. A very difficult pitch to hit. Also, my FAVORITE pitch to…

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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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