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Tryout Practice Plan for Youth Softball

By Tyler Zupcic | December 20, 2019

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…

Two Strike Approach with Megan Blank

By Megan Blank | November 12, 2019

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…

Learn How to Hip Hinge and Increase your Power

By Lacey Waldrop | September 25, 2019

What is a Hip Hinge? If you want to hit for power, mastering the “hip hinge” is a crucial part of getting your body primed to hit.  At Softball Rebellion,…

Learn to Load with the Wedge Drill

By Eric Tyler | September 16, 2019

Learn to Load – The Importance of the Hip Hinge Young athletes often struggle to get into a proper hip hinge position.  At times, the hip hinge is something that…

10 Game Day Nutrition Tips for Softball Players

By Nick Esposito | September 13, 2019

10 Game Day Nutrition Tips As a softball player, what you eat and when you eat matters. On game day, nutrition can be one something that is an afterthought, especially…

Versatile Slapping at the Collegiate Level: Part 2

By Leah Murray | September 4, 2019

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….

NPF Swing Breakdowns: Abbey Cheek and Amanda Chidester

By Lacey Waldrop | September 3, 2019

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…

Versatile Slapping at the Collegiate Level: Part 1

By Leah Murray | August 27, 2019

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?

By Chas Pippitt | August 19, 2019

“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…