Posts Tagged ‘fastpitch softball’
Keeping Your Fastpitch Softball Girl Healthy!
One of the forgotten aspects of fastpitch softball players is the importance of conditioning and over all health not just DURING the season, but as part of a lifestyle. Even more important is that the payoff for a young girl who is TAUGHT to pay attention to her overall health and wellbeing ALL THE TIME is…Read More
Watered Down Fastpitch
There’s no doubt that all of the rule changes in college and professional sports have definitely watered down the game. And as fastpitch softball becomes more prevalent and popular, slowly but surely making its way eastward from the West Coast, the rules and regulations are certain to be next up for scrutiny. (In many places,…Read More
9 Tips for Being a GREAT Softball TEAMMATE
We at SIFG, believe that softball is perhaps the perfect combination of a team and an individual sport. As an individual, you make plays on defense and are completely left to your own abilities when at the plate. But as a team, combining the skills of each individual, is how you actually make things happen. …Read More
It’s NOT the Softball BAT
Yes, the holidays are approaching, and yes that means lots of girls in softball land have their eye on new softball gear. (Heck, I got my eye on some new softball gear too). But there is one thing that I would like to make clear with everyone before they go dumping yet another $300 into the…Read More
Fastpitch Softball! Reasons Why We Lost.
It’s Sunday, and for many of you that means you are trying to get through the day with what we refer to as the ‘softball hangover.’ Lost voices from cheering, sore legs from running, and exhaustion from what was hopefully a long and successful day at the park. Some of you may have come home with…Read More
Are We Pushing TOO Hard? Fastpitch Softball
It’s Nationals week. All over the United States, girls – young and older are traveling far away from home to play in what is seen as the most competitive venues in softball. It’s like the Women’s College World Series for travel leagues, whether they play USSSA, ASA or any other type of competitive league…Read More
Do YOU Have the WANT?
And then, there was a 14-year-old girl. Shunned from making her middle school’s softball team because she didn’t have the ‘right’ last name, and too poor to take some upscale pitching lessons at one of the many sports centers scattered across her hometown. So for years, it has been just her and her daddy, using…Read More