Jessica Mendoza – Olympic softball champion, four-time college All-American, prolific hitter and ESPN broadcaster – shares how her youth sports experiences laid the foundation for performing at a high level in everything she does.
Monica Abbott, one of softball’s all-time greatest pitchers, fondly remembers playing for outstanding coaches throughout her youth who made an incredible difference in her life both on and off the field.
Young softball pitchers need to know that their coach has a plan for taking them where they want to go. Use these tips from Duke softball coach Marissa Young, a 3-time All-American pitcher, to make it happen.
Duke softball coach and former collegiate pitching great Marissa Young urges today's volunteer coaches to really get to know what makes their players tick in order to connect, motivate and build truly cohesive teams.
All young players go through hitting slumps at some point during their participation. Use these tips, courtesy of Utah State softball coach Steve Johnson, to help your players regain their confidence, their swing and their ability to get on base.
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