Everybody goes through slumps at some point. When it’s your hitter, make sure you are doing the right things to help them. Chas Pippitt gives you some simple strategies that can make a world of difference.
Players make adjustments in many ways. Some adjustments are slow and take more time (season to season). Others are faster like a game to game or at bat to at bat adjustment. The Fastest adjustments, pitch to pitch adjustments, can ONLY be made if the adjustment has been practiced and planned for. In the instance of the McGregor vs Porier, Connor planned for the takedown attempts and clinch game of Porier.
Improvements are rarely if ever, made during the course of a season. Much of an athlete’s in-season focus is on preparing their body to play that day and not as much on their skill development. With that being said, when does the time come to develop those skills and make yourself a better player? Whether it be hitting, running, arm strength, or body composition, there is always something to improve upon. The offseason is where development reigns and most skill development is accomplished.
Learn how variable training and failure help to better a player’s mentality and preparation come game day and different drills that will help develop your approach.
It’s time to start transitioning your training from the off-season to the pre-season. Learn what you can be doing today to be ready to start the season.
The best way for players to communicate with their coaches what they have been working on in their off-season training program.
If you need your hitters to establish a new on-deck routine, check out BR’s latest article on a 5 step solution to help your hitters on deck.
How do you handle constructive criticism by your coaches? Learn how being more coachable will allow you to better your talents as an athlete.
Your 30-Day Challenge: Compete and Win Big With softball season on hold for who knows how long, I’m sure you’re all searching for motivation. Maybe you’ve been motivated this whole…
Zack Littell of the Minnesota Twins sits down with BR to talk about the mental game of pitching as well as pitch sequencing and mechanics.
The Importance of Goal Setting As we ring in the new year, there is talk of new year\’s resolutions and changing mindsets, but I want to talk about the importance…