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Coaching fastpitch softball can be very rewarding, if you are prepared with practice plans, drills and a sound knowledge of the game. Coaching-fastpitch is your online youth softball coaching resourc
The fastpitch drills referred to in the Coaching-Fastpitch Practice Plans are listed on this page. You will find either an explanation or a link to another page that explains each exercise.
The Fastpitch News from around the country including high school, college and professional fastpitch softball. Stay up on all the current events by checking here often.
The college fastpitch links page has all your NCAA D-1 schools softball sites and all the NCAA D-1 conference sites. I will be adding D-2 and D3 conferences next. Keep up with your favorite team
The batting circuit described below will cycle your team through several stations in a timely manor. The plan will help you focus on and accomplish your goals.
The pitcher has to be mentally tough. She has to block out all the distractions and focus on her skill. When the defense makes an error behind her, she can not get upset.
I like to teach my players the three step approach to getting mentally focused and prepared on defense. I coach my team to do the same thing after every pitch. If you can teach this method, you will
Strength training for women has come a long way. Even though the 1950's are fifty plus years ago now, it seems like there are still a lot of hang ups when it comes to women and weight training.
Core muscle training pertain to the muscles found at the obliques, abdominals, lower back, and the glutes. These four areas of the body are the ones that usually frame the posture of a person. There
The mental game involved with fastpitch involves toughness, preparedness and focus. Some positions have to be prepared differently than others. You will find information here that will help your tea
Understanding how to put together a good game plan is discussed in the offensive strategies page. Topics include the base coaches job, how to give signals and the line up are discussed in several info
Offensive skills and drills are the focus of this page and the articles below. Mastering the skills needed to put the runs on the board are what we are talking about.
Conditioning the athlete for softball is not hard to do if you know what to do. Several topics here will help you to understand what they are and how to work it into your practice plans.