Stories of Us – Georgia Softball – Part 3

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Tryout season…If you ever want to see how downright insane sports parents can be, come watch tryout season in fastpitch softball. The end of summer every year, brought tryout season, and every summer I was entering the race to find the best of the best, the greenest grass, the most expensive showcase opportunity team my…

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To All the Girls Who Hit Base Knocks….

We see you. We see you out there getting base hit after base hit. You have an outstanding batting average, are able to bunt or hit – know how to do your jobs to move runners around the bases. And WE SEE YOU! We see that you don’t always get the praise or the hoopla,…

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Millie – A Softball Players Story

Follow along on social media for our series of “Millie” posts. A Softball Is For Girls original story you won’t want to miss. (Missed parts 1-3) Catch up Below! Have an amazing softball story you want to share? Email softballisforgirlsstore@gmail.com Part (1 of 20) Millie’s Story – (Part 1/20) “The first time he didn’t show…

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Playing Softball AFTER CoronaVirus – What to Expect…

Great news! Softball, in many parts of the country is BACK after the long lockdown from CoronaVirus. So many of us have heard horror stories, seen guidelines, and have been concerned about what playing softball AFTER CoronaVirus would look like? Today, we have a recap of a USFA tournament from yesterday that took place in…

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5 Things to STOP A Doing in 2020 | Softball Is For Girls

The holidays and New Year are a time for new beginnings. And new seasons. And hey, maybe we can all do a little better in the New year. So today…… Softball is For Girls’ 5 Things to Stop Doing in 2020! (We promise, these will make your life better!!!!) Stop analyzing and AGONIZING over every…

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To All the Girls I’ve Coached Before

Over a decade in coaching, ensures you meet a lot of people. A lot of parents, a lot of coaches. The softball community is vast, but smaller than you think. Now that I am approaching the final year of 18U ball, I am blown away by the memories of all the girls I have coached…

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An Open Letter to My Daughters Softball Recruiter

Navigating the world of softball recruiting is hard. There are so many things and so much information that we simply do not know. Having been through the recruiting process, today we share our open letter to our daughter’s softball recruiter. Dear Cheri; (Yes. we are calling out Cheri Naudin today!) Today, I wanted to let…

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When Your Kid Couldn’t Hit Water if She Fell out of a Boat – AKA “The Hitting SLUMP”

We start recanting everything that anyone has ever said in the history of softball in regard to hitting.

“It’s your front foot! Keep your head on the ball! See the ball hit the ball! Load up. Your weight is out on your front foot. Choke up. Loosen your grip. Tighten your grip. See it out of the pitcher’s hand. Move up in the box. Move back in the box. Take a breath! Throw your hands at the ball! Stand tall! Stop Reaching!

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Softball MOM Hacks

Look, softball is hard. For the adults. And time-consuming, and expensive, and the truth is that everything in life comes with HACKS! Today, we share some SOFTBALL MOM (and dad, auntie, grandma, papa) HACKS to hopefully make your days at the park a little better. Well at least….easier. Weather ISSUES! This is the BEST SOFTBALL…

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Fastpitch Softball Translator

What we say, and what we mean are often two entirely different things. In our efforts to remain politically correct, it becomes important for coaches, fans, and parents to read between the lines – especially with all the tryouts and the upside-down basket turnover of players and teams that are quickly approaching as summer season…

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Outside the Foul Lines

Obviously, we talk a lot about hitting stances, and proper mechanics and recruiting and winning and losing and all the fun and games and stress and excitement that comes along with playing fastpitch softball. We don’t care, have never cared what level of ball you play. That is not our journey. We have the same…

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