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Do softball players need endurance?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

I’ve heard MANY softball coaches say that players do NOT need endurance to play this game. They need quickness and explosiveness. They say our game is a sprint, not a marathon. Now I agree that our game is one of quickness and explosiveness. I also agree that long distance running or cardio probably isn’t the […]

How to Get Softball FAST

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Share this article: Click Here to Tweet photo credit: Boysie KogaThe further you go in this game, the faster it gets.  Beating out throws, stealing extra bases, knocking down hot ground balls, chasing down fly balls in the gap…almost EVERYTHING in our game requires quick reactions and a great FIRST step! In fact, I’d argue that a baserunner with great […]

Should I Find a Team That Does Conditioning?

Friday, January 4th, 2013

I recently received an email from a mom who’s daughter is 12 and plays on a 14u travel team. Apparently, the team plays multiple games a week but does not conditioning. Inevitably, her daughter is experiencing back pain. Like me, this mother thinks softball players need conditioning to play well AND prevent injury. I think […]