coaches

Learn How to Hip Hinge and Increase your Power

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,…

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Combating Perfectionism in Pitchers: Coaching Tips

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…

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Eliminating the Competence Gap in Softball: Practice Structure Flaws

Traditional Practice Structure Widens the Competence Gap What are the main skills associated with softball? Hitting for average, hitting for power, speed (baserunning) fielding, and throwing are five key skills…

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Combating Perfectionism in Pitchers: Signs and Parental Guidance

5 Signs of a Perfectionist Pitcher Perfectionism is rampant in today’s youth culture, especially among girls and women; research suggests that girls and women tend to show more perfectionistic behaviors…

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Shaking Pitches: A Growth Mindset for Pitchers and Coaches

Shaking Pitches: A Lesson Learned We were playing a tight game against Carolina, our toughest ACC foe, during my freshman year. Ahead by a run or two with runners at…

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