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Breaking Boundaries: The Key to Pitching Success Mar 03, 2024

Limiting beliefs is another common mistake pitchers make in their goal-setting process. By setting boundaries around what they think is possible, they inadvertently cap their potential. The mindset of "I'll never be able to pitch faster than 70 mph" is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The stories of...

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Game Day Glory: Preparing for Success Mar 02, 2024

Hey Softball Parents!

Game days are the culmination of all the hard work and dedication your young athlete has put into their training. As they gear up to take the field, it's essential to ensure they're mentally and physically prepared for the challenges ahead. Here are some tips to help them...

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Mastering the Basics: Building Strong Foundations Feb 29, 2024

Hey Softball Parents!

As your young athlete embarks on their softball journey, it's crucial to ensure they have a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the game. Today, let's focus on mastering the basics to set them up for success on the field!

  1. Gripping Success: Start by teaching your child...

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Four-Seven-Eight Breathing Challenge Feb 27, 2024

Instructions:

  • Sit or stand comfortably in a relaxed position.
  • Inhale deeply through your nose for a count of four seconds.
  • Hold your breath for a count of seven seconds.
  • Exhale slowly and completely through your mouth for a count of eight seconds.
  • Repeat the cycle for a designated number of...
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The Mentality Series - 1 Oct 29, 2023

The Foundation of Mental Flexibility in Athletics

Flexibility in sports goes beyond physical prowess; it's about having a flexible mindset. In this blog post, we explore the core principles of mental flexibility that are essential for elite athletes. We'll dive into the significance of being open...

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Coach D's Podcast - Beyond the Diamond: Empowering Young Women in Fastpitch Softball is out NOW! Oct 15, 2023

IT'S FINALLY HERE!!!

The very FIRST episode of Coach D's Podcast - Beyond the Diamond: Empowering Young Women in Fastpitch Softball is out NOW!

Check out the first episode as Coach D walks us through her journey to becoming an Online Pitching Instructor and Business Owner.

Beyond the...

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Unleash Your Daughters Inner Champion with the DR3 Online Pitching Membership Oct 09, 2023

Membership Progression:

When you join our membership, you'll immediately gain access to 10 pitching plans, biomechanics insights, the exercise/rehab library, and the spin library.
At the 40-day mark, you'll unlock the Absolutes Drill Library and 10+ Intermediate Pitching Plans that combine the...
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The Importance of Listening to Your Body and Advocating for Yourself Oct 02, 2023

YOU are your biggest advocate.  In your day to day life and especially in your sports career it is crucial for you to advocate for yourself when something isn't right.

One of my biggest regrets in my career is allowing a coach to tell me "I was fine" and that "I didn't know how to handle...

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A Guide for Parents: Nurturing Your Daughter's Pitching Skills with DR3 Fastpitch Online Membership Oct 01, 2023

Dear Parents of Aspiring Fastpitch Softball Pitchers,

Navigating the world of online pitching lessons might seem daunting, but with the DR3 Fastpitch Online Pitching Membership, your daughter is in capable hands! I know it's easy to assume that online courses simply provide techniques and then...

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Mental Approach to Hitting With Different Counts Sep 24, 2023

Lets talk your mental approach with different counts...

3-1 count: As a hitter this is one of the BEST counts to be in.  You have the pitcher beat and she has to come to you!  In this count we aren't chasing anything and are looking for our favorite pitch to hit.  One of my...

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