Fastpitch Softball


Missing Cut Slaps Coach, Turns Singles to Doubles in Girls Softball


Missing Cut Slaps Coach, Turns Singles to Doubles in Girls Softball

As a girls softball coach, and as a veteran player I have seen outfielders continue to miss their cut over and over again on plays from the outfield. Softball girls listen up! You cannot continue to miss your cuts and expect a different outcome. Missing the cut leads to runners taking extra bases, and ultimately […]

Guide to Softball Drills: Hitting Off a Tee With Purpose


Guide to Softball Drills: Hitting Off a Tee With Purpose

If there is one thing I have learned from Coaching 12-year-old Softball players, it is that they don’t have a clue how to hit off a tee. They don’t understand how the tee softball drills can help their swing, and they haven’t been taught the correct way to hit in tee drills. This article will […]

10 Things You Should Never Coach at Softball Practice


10 Things You Should Never Coach at Softball Practice

Coaching is difficult and there is a big learning curve for new coaches. That is why we came up with 10 of our least favorite things to do when coaching a softball practice. We absolutely would never recommend you do the following and really hope you never see your softball player practicing these things. I’m […]

What Makes a Softball Player: Talent vs. Hard Work!


Coaches and parents listen up! Have you judged your players abilities too early? A number of coaches make judgment on players when they are as young as 10 years old. They either get the “Oh ya she has potential,” or they get labeled with ” Nope, don’t see any talent there,” and this is wrong.  […]

Think Softball Is Easy? Think Again! Fastpitch Softball Stats


Think Softball Is Easy? Think Again! Fastpitch Softball Stats

Do you or someone you know play softball? If so this is the perfect blog to share with them. We have found this awesome sports science video comparing Fastpitch softball to baseball and even Venus Williams serve! The stats are amazing and if you play or your daughter plays Fastpitch softball it is guaranteed to […]

College Softball Scoop from Pitcher Cheridan Hawkins (#strikeoutqueen)


College Softball Scoop from Pitcher Cheridan Hawkins (#strikeoutqueen)

Many girls would love to talk to their favorite player in person, but with time constraints, travel, and everything in between it’s pretty hard to get a one on one with a college athlete. However, we know there is great value in getting the inside scoop from one of your favorite players, and that’s why […]

How Can I Get a Softball Scholarship?


How Can I Get a Softball Scholarship?

Getting a softball scholarship is becoming more and more competitive as the number of softball players increases. There are a number of factors that can help you get a softball scholarship to a school that is right for you. However, in order to get a scholarship you must be seen by coaches and scouts. The […]

2013 College Softball Regionals Schedule


2013 College Softball Regionals Schedule

Oklahoma snags the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division I Softball Championship Sunday when the NCAA Division I Softball Committee announced the 64-team field. Oklahoma was the champion of the Big 12 Conference, and are 47-4 and will play Marist, an automatic qualifier from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Thirty-one conferences were awarded automatic […]

Building a Fastpitch Softball Player


Building a Fastpitch Softball Player

Dear Fastpitch Softball Parents, With our first tournament approaching I thought it was perfect timing to share a more personal experience. Most of you may know that I played fastpitch softball in college, however, what you probably don’t know is that I had to really work for every opportunity. You know when you watch games […]