What Softball Players Should Eat in the Off Season
Release Date: June 7, 2012
With so much misinformation and temptation surrounding food nowadays, it's hard for any youth, high school or college athlete to understand what a healthy eating plan is. Add in extra free time in the off-season, and an athlete can hit a home
run or strike out on her softball diet. Read More...
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Take Softball Training Seriously: Tips for Training For
Release Date: June 24, 2012
Student-athletes understand the importance of studying for exams, training hard in the off-season and taking extra at-bats before weekend tournaments. But how many softball players place as much emphasis on combine preparation as they do on other aspects of their training? Read More...
How to Prevent Softball Wrist Injuries
Release Date: June 25, 2012
Softball players rely on their hands and wrists to make great plays, like throwing a wicked pitch or slamming a double in the gap. Thus, keeping your wrists injury free is extremely important. Read More...
Mind of a Champion: Jennie Ritter Talks About the Mental Game
Release Date: August 13, 2012
Recently, we caught up with former Michigan All-American and 2005 National Champion softball pitcher, Jennie Ritter, to discuss the factors that powered her success. According to Ritter, a strong work ethic and dedication... Read More...
The Top Supplement to Build Muscle for Softball
Release Date: July 5, 2012
Whether by acquiring the latest training gear, hiring the best coach, watching instructional DVD's or finding a nutritional supplement to build muscle, softball players, like all athletes, strive to separate... Read More...
Stay on the Field by Learning How to Prevent Softball Injuries
Release Date: September 9, 2012
Unfortunately, almost every softball player eventually suffers an injury. Hopefully, yours will be minor, but whether it's a pulled hamstring or elbow tendonitis, at some point in your playing career, it's likely that something bad will happen...Read More...
Q&A With Softball's Francesca Enea
Release Date: September 10, 2012
I have been lucky to have trained some of the best softball players in the world, including Francesca Enea of National Fastpitch's USSSA Pride...Read More...
Softball Nutrition During Tournament Season
Release Date: September 17, 2012
Did you find yourself struggling to get through the long weekend of games at your most recent softball tournament? Many athletes are injured and worn down during a tournament because of poor nutrition...Read More...
Q&A With USSSA Pride Pro Softball Player Jenn Salling
Release Date: October 1, 2012
Entering only her third professional season, Jenn Salling has already compiled an impressive résumé. Currently the shortstop for the USSSA's Florida Pride, Sallings was an All-American at the University Washington, where she helped the Huskies win a National Championship...Read More...
Q&A With Cat Osterman On Softball, Coaching, and Life
Release Date: October 26, 2012
I had the opportunity to sit down with Cat Osterman, pitcher for the University of Texas at Austin softball team and Olympic Gold (2004) and Silver (2008) medalist. Read More...
Q&A With Amanda Scarborough: A New Approach to the Mental Game
Release Date: October 10-12, 2012