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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