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“Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship.”

I recently heard this quote for the first time:  “Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship.” It stopped me in my tracks. And of course I thought of pitchers. Ease is a greater threat to PROGRESS than hardship. Progress = growth. You won’t grow without feeling uncomfortable. This is the part that many […]

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10 Ways to Stand Out At A Softball Clinic

So you go to a clinic, there are a lot of other girls there, and that means you need to find a way to stand out of the crowd. It could be at one of our Packaged Deal clinics, or it could be at the clinic of your FAVORITE university. Maybe you’ve never heard of the […]

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What’s Wrong With Being a Beginner?

In a fast pace world, we are always thinking ahead and thinking what’s next? We are searching for bigger and better things. I think we can all say at one point or another that we have fallen victim to this. I especially notice this fast-forward thinking with pitchers and pitchers’ parents. Not many pitchers are […]

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High School Softball Season Survivor Guide – Grievance 4: Teammate’s Drive Not There

This is the last and final Grievance! If you missed parts 1-3, see below! Grievance 1: Playing Time Grievance 2: The Competition Grievance 3: Teammates Grievance #4 – The Drive of My Teammate is Not There Uncontrollables: Your teammates’ drive; Your teammates’ attitude; Your teammates’ competitiveness Controllables: YOUR drive; YOUR attitude; YOUR competetiveness Yes, it’s hard when […]

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High School Softball Survivor Guide – Grievance 3: Teammates

(In case you missed the first 1 grievances, Grievance 1: Playing Time and Grievance 2: The Competition. ) Grievance 3: Teammates Uncontrollable: Who is on your team; Other players attitudes; Other players work ethic; Controllable: Being a good teammate; being a good leader; leading by example; not talking about people behind their back; putting the team first; being […]

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Summer Tryout Q&A with Amanda Scarborough

When I think of tryouts I think of the following emotions: nervousness, anxiety, excitement, eagerness, pressure.  This is a time, in my mind, where a player is tested mentally, even more than she is tested physically.  If you have practiced hard and worked hard during the summer, a try out should feel like just another […]

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6 Steps to Prepare for Next Weekend

So I’m sure a lot of you played this weekend and are just getting done this Sunday. You probably even play next weekend (because yes, it’s THAT time of year). Here are some steps to get back prepared for next weekend: 1) Reflect on this past weekend. Ask yourself, what can I work on? Divide […]

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Inspirational Photo Contest!!!

Okay y’all! I want to see you and hear from you! From NOW until Friday, March 14  at 11:59pm CT I want you to send in playing pictures (pitching, hitting, teamwork, teammates, fielding, etc) WITH a your favorite QUOTE that goes with the picture! Be creative! — Quotes and pictures can be about ANYTHING – […]

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For Love of The Game…

Throwback Thursday.  Freshman Year in 2005. Pitching with a helmet on.  Why? Because…. When you love the game, you’ll do ANYTHING to be able to play. My freshman year, I had an injury at the end of the season.  On May 9, the day before our team was to leave to go drive to Big […]

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