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The Yips and the Will to Persevere

By Lacey Waldrop | November 15, 2019

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…

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

By Lacey Waldrop | November 6, 2019

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…

Proper Landing Mechanics for Pitchers

By Courtney Hudson | November 5, 2019

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…

Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up Drills

By Lacey Waldrop | November 1, 2019

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

The Importance of Throwing Quality Pitches

By Lacey Waldrop | October 18, 2019

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…

“Heel, Toe, Go!” Weight Shift Drill for Pitchers

By Nicole Denes | October 11, 2019

How to Generate Power and Explosiveness off the Mound One of my favorite things about providing instruction is that there are always several different methods to get the same outcome….

Enhance your Pre-game Routine with Arm Care

By Lacey Waldrop | October 9, 2019

How does your Pre-game Warm-up Impact your Health and Performance? I’ve watched teams warm-up many times throughout the years as both a coach and a player. When I was growing…

Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Dropball Drills

By Lacey Waldrop | October 4, 2019

Four Drills to Improve your Dropball After each initial installment of the Spin Series, I will provide a supplemental article the following week. Each secondary article will contain specific drills…

Combating Perfectionism in Pitchers: Coaching Tips

By Nicole Denes | September 23, 2019

Coaching Perfectionist Pitchers Coaches have the power to influence their players in ways that parents just can’t.  I can’t tell you how many times parents tell me, “I tell her…