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Overcoming the Mental Challenges of Softball Hitting [ARTICLE]

by Softball Spot on

All hitters become aware of the challenge of softball hitting at some time in their career, and many have to rebuild confidence as they move up to higher levels of competition. The hitter must remind herself that her swing is the same regardless...... Continue

The Mental Game of Hitting [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Hitting is adjusting–adjusting to the pitch, the type of pitcher, the count, the umpire, and the situation. The mental game of hitting begins in practice. In a game, it begins on the bench, continues in the on-deck circle and on the approach to...... Continue

Seeking More Order in the Batter's Box [ARTICLE]

by NFCA on

Who is the next batter? The effect for batting out of order includes wording to identify who should be the next batter after the appeal - and this may be the most confusing part of this rule. If properly appealed, the next batter is the bat...... Continue

Seven Tips for Better Hitting - Ken Krause [ARTICLE]


There has been a revolution in the game of fastpitch softball in the past few years - the introduction of powerful and reliable hitting. While it used to be a given that any game between two even halfway decent teams or above would end in a score...... Continue

Toss Drills [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

These drills are useful because they do not require a lot of space or expensive equipment. Players can use rubber softballs, old softballs (tape the balls if the seams are coming apart), and Wiffle balls and can hit into a fence, carpet, curtain...... Continue