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3 Unconventional Rotational Power Exercises For Pitchers

For my whole career as a strength coach working with pitchers to increase their velocity has taken up a pretty big piece of my time and thought proces...

Jennie Finch-Daigle's 5 Tips For Dealing With Setbacks

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jennie Finch-Daigle (@jfinch27) on Sep 30, 2020 at 8:01am PDT Athletes all over the w...

How to Avoid Softball Pitching Injuries

We have all heard the phrase "No pain. No gain." If you play long enough, you will experience pain and every sport involves a risk of injury. Some major...

How to Fix 3 Common Softball Pitching Mistakes

The complex motion for fastpitch softball pitching has many moving parts with many common issues and even more ideas on how to fix them. This problem...

3 Drills That Improve Your Softball Pitch Spin and Velocity

Two of the most common mistake's softball pitchers make are pivoting on drive/drag leg and pushing the ball out of the hand. This 30 Day Challenge for...

High School Softball Pitcher Tosses Improbable All-Strikeout Perfect Game

Most pitchers dream of throwing a perfect game. Shannon Becker not only achieved it, but she struck out all 21 batters she faced in the process. I ...

The Reason Why Many Softball Pitchers Never Get Better

In my 13 years of coaching pitchers, I always have a few softball pitchers that just don't seem to be improving. After a short discussion with the child...

Soccer Synergy: What Sport Should Soccer Players Play During Their Offseason?

The final whistle blows and your soccer season has officially ended. What's next? Some players will use the offseason to rest and recover before pr...

Organize Effective, Time-Efficient Softball Fielding Drills

This is an excerpt from chapter eight of the new Practice Perfect Softball (Human Kinetics, 2016), written by the National Fastpitch Coaches Associat...

Why Track and Field Legend Carl Lewis Hates Specialization in Youth Sports

Add Carl Lewis to the list of legendary athletes who despise early specialization by youth athletes. Lewis is one of the greatest track and field a...

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