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Versatile Slapping at the Collegiate Level: Part 2

Four Slapping Drills to Improve your Technique: Last week, in part one of my slapping series, I highlighted four different slaps and how they can create versatility in your game….

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NPF Swing Breakdowns: Abbey Cheek and Amanda Chidester

NPF hitters Amanda Chidester and Abbey Cheek can destroy the ball Abbey Cheek Amanda Chidester If you followed National Professional Fastpitch this summer, you probably already know the statement above…

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Five Questions You Need to ask on September 1st

Why is September 1st an Important Date? As the 2021 class wraps up their summer schedule, college coaches narrow their list of potential recruits. The incoming junior class was heavily…

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One Drill to Improve Rhythm and Timing on the Mound

The Importance of Rhythm and Timing Do you ever pitch and feel like you’re working against your body? Are your arms and legs moving in one direction, or do they…

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Versatile Slapping at the Collegiate Level: Part 1

The Make-up of a Slapper Within the game of softball, slap hitters are constantly labeled by pre-existing stigmas and stereotypes before they even set foot on the field. If you’re…

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Is the Softball Swing Different from the Baseball Swing?

“The Softball Swing is completely different than a Baseball Swing.” This is a statement that I had heard before but it had never been directed specifically towards me. Truthfully, I…

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Softball Rebellion Swing Breakdown: Lauren Chamberlain

Softball Rebellion’s JK Whited breaks down the swing of College and NPF Lauren Chamberlain!

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Softball Power Hitting Solution: Turning Tappers into Towering Homers, The Takia Nichols Story

Learn how a simple movement progression helped one hitter go from just hoping she made the team to being a top softball recruit.

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Three Key Components to Improve Your Pre-Pitch Routine

Why a Pre-pitch Routine is Important Picture this: the count is two balls and two strikes. There are runners on the corners. During the top of the seventh inning, your…

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How Proper Pitching Mechanics can Improve Your Topspin

In my article last week, I touched on the importance of the fastball. All pitchers begin their venture into pitching by throwing a fastball, but many stop developing this pitch…

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Why the Fastball Is Still Important in Softball

Everybody wants to talk about the curveball and the rise ball, but during the NCAA tournament this year, you may have heard a somewhat unfamiliar term in softball. The fastball…

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