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Teaching Different Pitches - Tip From a Professional Player Sep 30, 2020

“PRO TIP: Get really good at mastering one pitch before you move on to the next. Learn to locate your pitches well, & be able to do it consistently! 3 DOMINATE pitches are far better than 6-7 average (at best) pitches.” @ksandberg23 

Parents, I promise I’m not...

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"Softball Is a Team Sport" Sep 29, 2020

"Softball is a team sport. It does not matter if you are sitting on the bench or striking everyone out. It takes everyone to win the game." 

It takes EVERYONE to win or lose a game. Not just one person... EVERYONE.  Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Don’t dwell...

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Parent/Player Relationship: How to Make or Break a Pitcher Mentally Sep 15, 2020

To the parents: 

You have the power to motivate your daughter to be the best person she can be on and off the field, physically, mentally, and emotionally. I might be biased, but pitching is the most complicated position to master, especially at a young age. It takes not only your daughter...

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What Are HANDii Bands? Sep 08, 2020

Hi! I see a lot of you asked what HANDii Bands are. I wanted to provide more information. Feel free to pass this along to your travel/rec coaches! I believe these would be a great addition to your pre-practice/pre-game warm-up routines! Also, these are awesome for ALL position players, not...

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Coach D's "Why" Jul 01, 2020

Tonight has been one of those nights where I’ve sat back and thought about my “Why”. As I go through some of my old softball pictures, I come across this magazine article I was featured in 2011. 9 years ago. Wow. Reading this brought me to tears... The kind words from my...

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Favorite Pitching Tool Investments Mar 29, 2020

For everyone asking, here are a few of my favorite every day tools I use during lessons 🔥💯💪🏼

Perfect Christmas presents for your pitchers! Let me know if you have any questions about these 🤗
HANDii Power Hands - grip, finger, wrist, forearm strength ($16.89 + 11% off discount “DR3”):
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College Player Showcase: Coach Cat (University of Tennessee) Jun 17, 2019

Coach Cat was the pitching coach at Kennesaw State University when I was being recruited. I had the pleasure of attending camps and clinics under her pitching instruction all 4 years of high school. Due to the number of clinics I attended, I was able to grow a relationship with her before I...

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College Player Showcase: Summer Wallace (University of West Ga) Jun 03, 2019

Summer Wallace 

College: University of West Georgia 

Position(s): Right Field 

Year/Age: 2015-2017 (due to nursing school) 

 1. What’s your pregame ritual?

Listen to music 

 2. What food do you like to eat after a game?

Snickers and a blue...

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