Funny Things Softball Players Say | Softball Is For Girls

Softball Players say Funny things. Today, we share some of our favorites. We recently had a Facebook post looking for the funny things softball players say. After reading through the over 200 comments, with a couple of nose snort laughs, we realized that to offset some of the stress of being an athletic parent, we…

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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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10 Tips for Fastpitch Softball Players | Softball Is For Girls

 Ball FIRST! As with all things in life, priorities will make or break us. We have to ‘bloom where we are planted’ so to speak, and in fastpitch defensively or offensively, it means your first priority is the ball. If you are always moving toward the ball, always following the ball, keeping your eye on the ball, it will lead you to exactly where you need to be. So keep it simple, and repeat the mantra BALL FIRST in your head while you are playing. And remember the ball is your friend…it’s one of the main reasons you are on the field. So keep it simple. Ball first. 

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What Matters Most | Softball is For Girls

Celebrating reaching 170K Fans on social media! With a little reminder about what matters most! When the day comes that you fold up your folding chair for the very last time, no matter where you have traveled, how many trophies or medals you have won, regardless of how many tournaments you have played in or the awards that you have gathered – it will be the PEOPLE and the relationships that you have met and made along the way that mattered most.

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Those Cleats

But it is in those cleats, that my daughter has lost herself and found herself a hundred times over, that she has learned when to walk and when to run, that she learned to trust her hands and her heart, that she learned the true meaning of friendships, and that the undying passion and love for a game that has been a huge part of growing her into the young fierce woman she is today, was first sprouted beneath her feet, wearing those cleats.

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Among Your Softball Team…

15 Years from today (FROM RIGHT NOW) the vast majority of these girls will NOT be playing softball.

What will the girls remember about you? What will they takeaway from their time on the field? What are you doing to encourage the skills they do have, to take advantage of their strengths? How will the girls among your team, remember you?

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Cry me a River, Build a Bridge – Get Over it!

You ever have one of those days, where you almost wished you saved your gas and money and gate fee and just stayed home doing laundry instead of going to watch your daughters team play? Yea. Well. That was me last night, watching my daughters high school team play. We got DRILLED. And when I…

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Tuesdays Top 10 Plays | Softball is for Girls

Cue Sports Center Music….. (now that will be stuck in your head all day!) If you spend enough time at the fast-pitch softball fields, then you KNOW that there are some amazingly awesome plays being made out there on the dirt and grass of America’s softball fields. Some, no matter who makes them – no…

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The Girl that Stunk at Softball

First year in a new town is tough, especially when it comes to sports and especially when the town is small! You would think that 8U Recreation league softball would be the perfect place for a young player to establish some roots. But today, with so many ultra focused parents putting their energy and children…

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Watching Fast Pitch Makes Me FEEL…..

Amidst the drama and struggles that come along with fast pitch, it is often easy to forget just how blessed we are! It’s not every parent that gets to spend most weekends WITH their daughters, taking part in watching them do what they love. Watching them literally grow up right before their eyes, from teeny…

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My Daughter is Perfectly Average | Softball is for Girls

ALL POSITION SHIRTS ARE BACK UP AT THE STORE FOR A LIMITED TIME!  1st, 2nd, 3rd, SHORTSTOP, catcher, pitcher, outfielder, slapper, hitter! They are all UP!              When it all started out, I have to admit I thought my daughter was a super star. Like seriously the best ball player…

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She’s a Shortstop Dangit! | Softball is for girls

Free Shipping ALL Weekend LONG! Use Code Freeship at www.store.softballisforgirls.com Let’s just speak hypothetical for a moment. Your daughter is a junior in High School and the head coach of (insert any of the best SEC Division 1 schools names here) watchers her play. Your daughter played a great game at short stop. After the…

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