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Softball category may interest you. Softball is a bat-and-ball sport played between 2 teams of 9 -14 players. Its like baseball although there are a few key differences like the balls being bigger and the pitches are thrown underhand. Get info here.

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In the ever spinning world of Fast pitch softball there are always large obstacles to work through to reach excellence for both athletes and coaches. These...

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Brad Henks

What Is a Game Ready Softball Glove? - And How Do You Get One?

Anyone that plays softball, whether it's slowpitch or fastpitch loves the feel and smell of a brand new softball glove. Most new gloves are so hard though, that it...

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Lance L Moss

I play for an elite travel team where everyone is good. How can I stand out when college coaches come to scout our team?

By: Lance L Moss l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 26, 2012

As my daughter Amy advances through her high school fast pitch softball career, I have found that the players are not only on different levels of skill, but the views the parents have, can be

By: Kevin Dt McDonnell l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Apr 16, 2012

Although you can save a lot of money by buying last year's sports equipment, many people are hesitant to do so. This article discuss why older models are generally speaking a great choice for most

By: Michael B Miller l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Mar 16, 2012
J A Rutter

Softball Clubs often hand out weekly or end of season awards such as fast food vouchers or cans of soft drink. What about a more lasting reminders of the child's achievement such as a piece of

By: J A Rutter l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jan 05, 2012
Zack W Barth

There are many differences between baseball and softball. However, a key difference is the type and availability of socks available to consumers. Softball offers a much greater variety and selection,

By: Zack W Barth l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Dec 22, 2011

What are the real differences between a baseball glove, a fast pitch glove and an adult slow pitch softball glove? To figure this out, we need to look at what size glove is used for each sport.

By: Peter V. John l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Nov 07, 2011
Jim Bain

Ever wonder how some players seem to effortlessly crank softballs 275' and more while you're struggling to put one over a drawn in outfield, and your team's best power hitter is overshadowed by your

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Sep 27, 2011

In the ever spinning world of Fast pitch softball there are always large obstacles to work through to reach excellence for both athletes and coaches. These obstacles can be a variety of things and

By: John H Berry l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 24, 2011

When playing slow pitch softball, you must have the correct equipment to use, especially slow pitch softball bats. These types of bats were created to be the very best for playing slow pitch in

By: Sam Willard l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 15, 2011

Raising money for your team, booster club or non-profit organization can seem daunting. Why not try something new?

By: Ellen Swan l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 08, 2011
Brad Henks

Anyone that plays softball, whether it's slowpitch or fastpitch loves the feel and smell of a brand new softball glove. Most new gloves are so hard though, that it sometimes takes a season or two to

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011
Brad Henks

When most folks think of fastpitch softball they think of girls. But there are lots of men, young and old that play the game too. Finding the correct gear is just as hard for men as it is for girls.

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011
Lance Winslow

With all the budget cuts in our high schools, many of the freshman sports have been cut out of the sports programs. This is very unfortunate because softball makes school fun, and prevents dropouts.

By: Lance Winslow l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 07, 2011
Brad Henks

Do you remember seeing that kid at second base catching that line drive rocket - only to have the ball sail right on out of his glove to the outfield? Yeah, the kid's glove had a couple broken laces

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 06, 2011
Brad Henks

This one is for the Dad's out there that still love to play ball. There are a lot of us that just like to play catch with our kids or maybe help coach a team and need to have a quality glove to catch

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 05, 2011

When choosing to invest in a slow pitch softball bat, there's a lot of things that you might like to consider... bat material, length, weight, weight distribution, and grip. You then need to

By: Bret Beaupain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 03, 2011
Brad Henks

To buy 12 inch softball glove or 13 inch softball glove. That is the question. Now, let's see if we can find an answer that works for everyone. This question comes up a lot on the forums and at the

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 03, 2011
Brad Henks

Every player wants her fastpitch glove to be a custom glove. But most parents can't really afford to shell out the extra bucks for a custom softball glove. Now here is a way to get your kid a custom

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 02, 2011
Jim Bain

There comes a time in every athletes' life, they must admit the reflexes aren't what they used to be, the energy level is reduced and the muscles are sore after a workout, which at one time was more

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 17, 2011
Brad Henks

There are two positions on a fastpitch softball field that must catch every ball that comes to them. One, of course is the Catcher and the other is First Base. A first basemen understands how

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 12, 2011
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In the ever spinning world of Fast pitch softball there are always large obstacles to work through to reach excellence for both athletes and coaches. These obstacles can be a variety of things and

By: John H Berry l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 24, 2011 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

Every player wants her fastpitch glove to be a custom glove. But most parents can't really afford to shell out the extra bucks for a custom softball glove. Now here is a way to get your kid a custom

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 02, 2011 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

As my daughter Amy advances through her high school fast pitch softball career, I have found that the players are not only on different levels of skill, but the views the parents have, can be

By: Kevin Dt McDonnell l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Zack W Barth

There are many differences between baseball and softball. However, a key difference is the type and availability of socks available to consumers. Softball offers a much greater variety and selection,

By: Zack W Barth l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Dec 22, 2011 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

With all the budget cuts in our high schools, many of the freshman sports have been cut out of the sports programs. This is very unfortunate because softball makes school fun, and prevents dropouts.

By: Lance Winslow l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 07, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

Raising money for your team, booster club or non-profit organization can seem daunting. Why not try something new?

By: Ellen Swan l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 08, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

This one is for the Dad's out there that still love to play ball. There are a lot of us that just like to play catch with our kids or maybe help coach a team and need to have a quality glove to catch

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 05, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
J A Rutter

Softball Clubs often hand out weekly or end of season awards such as fast food vouchers or cans of soft drink. What about a more lasting reminders of the child's achievement such as a piece of

By: J A Rutter l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jan 05, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

What are the real differences between a baseball glove, a fast pitch glove and an adult slow pitch softball glove? To figure this out, we need to look at what size glove is used for each sport.

By: Peter V. John l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Nov 07, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

Anyone that plays softball, whether it's slowpitch or fastpitch loves the feel and smell of a brand new softball glove. Most new gloves are so hard though, that it sometimes takes a season or two to

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

Ever wonder how some players seem to effortlessly crank softballs 275' and more while you're struggling to put one over a drawn in outfield, and your team's best power hitter is overshadowed by your

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Sep 27, 2011 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

To buy 12 inch softball glove or 13 inch softball glove. That is the question. Now, let's see if we can find an answer that works for everyone. This question comes up a lot on the forums and at the

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 03, 2011 lViews: 44 lComments: 0

When playing slow pitch softball, you must have the correct equipment to use, especially slow pitch softball bats. These types of bats were created to be the very best for playing slow pitch in

By: Sam Willard l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 15, 2011 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

When most folks think of fastpitch softball they think of girls. But there are lots of men, young and old that play the game too. Finding the correct gear is just as hard for men as it is for girls.

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

There are two positions on a fastpitch softball field that must catch every ball that comes to them. One, of course is the Catcher and the other is First Base. A first basemen understands how

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 12, 2011 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

When choosing to invest in a slow pitch softball bat, there's a lot of things that you might like to consider... bat material, length, weight, weight distribution, and grip. You then need to

By: Bret Beaupain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 03, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

There comes a time in every athletes' life, they must admit the reflexes aren't what they used to be, the energy level is reduced and the muscles are sore after a workout, which at one time was more

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 17, 2011 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Lance L Moss

I play for an elite travel team where everyone is good. How can I stand out when college coaches come to scout our team?

By: Lance L Moss l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 26, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0

Although you can save a lot of money by buying last year's sports equipment, many people are hesitant to do so. This article discuss why older models are generally speaking a great choice for most

By: Michael B Miller l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Mar 16, 2012 lViews: 35 lComments: 0

This is a review of a 26oz Worth Resmondo "World Series Edition (WSE)" Titan #759/800. The criteria used in this review will be based on 8 categories; price, pop, distance, feel, sound, durability,

By: Zoltan Szucs l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Mar 31, 2011 lViews: 35 lComments: 0
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Lance Winslow

With all the budget cuts in our high schools, many of the freshman sports have been cut out of the sports programs. This is very unfortunate because softball makes school fun, and prevents dropouts.

By: Lance Winslow l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 07, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Zack W Barth

There are many differences between baseball and softball. However, a key difference is the type and availability of socks available to consumers. Softball offers a much greater variety and selection,

By: Zack W Barth l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Dec 22, 2011 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
J A Rutter

Softball Clubs often hand out weekly or end of season awards such as fast food vouchers or cans of soft drink. What about a more lasting reminders of the child's achievement such as a piece of

By: J A Rutter l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jan 05, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

What are the real differences between a baseball glove, a fast pitch glove and an adult slow pitch softball glove? To figure this out, we need to look at what size glove is used for each sport.

By: Peter V. John l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Nov 07, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

Ever wonder how some players seem to effortlessly crank softballs 275' and more while you're struggling to put one over a drawn in outfield, and your team's best power hitter is overshadowed by your

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Sep 27, 2011 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

There comes a time in every athletes' life, they must admit the reflexes aren't what they used to be, the energy level is reduced and the muscles are sore after a workout, which at one time was more

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 17, 2011 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

Although the ball is larger and the bases are closer together, arm strength in playing softball is no less important than in playing baseball. Ironically, because everything involved with a softball

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Mar 01, 2011 lViews: 31 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

Learning to run the bases in softball is every bit as important as in baseball, but because lead offs are not allowed, base running strategy is much different. At 60' base paths vs. 90' in baseball,

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Feb 01, 2011 lViews: 29 lComments: 0
Jim Bain

Physical strength, like it or not, is the initial step in increasing our bat speed through the hitting zone. The Core of the body, the legs, hips, fingers and arms are the muscles of the body

By: Jim Bain l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jan 22, 2011 lViews: 34 lComments: 0

In the ever spinning world of Fast pitch softball there are always large obstacles to work through to reach excellence for both athletes and coaches. These obstacles can be a variety of things and

By: John H Berry l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 24, 2011 lViews: 67 lComments: 0

When playing slow pitch softball, you must have the correct equipment to use, especially slow pitch softball bats. These types of bats were created to be the very best for playing slow pitch in

By: Sam Willard l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 15, 2011 lViews: 43 lComments: 0

Raising money for your team, booster club or non-profit organization can seem daunting. Why not try something new?

By: Ellen Swan l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Aug 08, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

Anyone that plays softball, whether it's slowpitch or fastpitch loves the feel and smell of a brand new softball glove. Most new gloves are so hard though, that it sometimes takes a season or two to

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

When most folks think of fastpitch softball they think of girls. But there are lots of men, young and old that play the game too. Finding the correct gear is just as hard for men as it is for girls.

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 24, 2011 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

This one is for the Dad's out there that still love to play ball. There are a lot of us that just like to play catch with our kids or maybe help coach a team and need to have a quality glove to catch

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 05, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

Do you remember seeing that kid at second base catching that line drive rocket - only to have the ball sail right on out of his glove to the outfield? Yeah, the kid's glove had a couple broken laces

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jul 06, 2011 lViews: 29 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

To buy 12 inch softball glove or 13 inch softball glove. That is the question. Now, let's see if we can find an answer that works for everyone. This question comes up a lot on the forums and at the

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 03, 2011 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

Every player wants her fastpitch glove to be a custom glove. But most parents can't really afford to shell out the extra bucks for a custom softball glove. Now here is a way to get your kid a custom

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Jun 02, 2011 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Brad Henks

There are two positions on a fastpitch softball field that must catch every ball that comes to them. One, of course is the Catcher and the other is First Base. A first basemen understands how

By: Brad Henks l Recreation & Sports > Softball l May 12, 2011 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

Although you can save a lot of money by buying last year's sports equipment, many people are hesitant to do so. This article discuss why older models are generally speaking a great choice for most

By: Michael B Miller l Recreation & Sports > Softball l Mar 16, 2012 lViews: 35 lComments: 0
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