The Good Advice Softball Podcast
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When are you in a slump? When is it more than just a bad at-bat or two, or bad string of games? And, what do you do about it? Plus, Dan talks
When are good and bad times to try and steal bases in softball? Plus, hitting is hard…especially when coming off the bench. Dan gives tips for pinch hitters and coaches to try
EP14 – Softball Shoulder Injuries; Do Agility Ladders Work? Is Sport-Specific Training a Real Thing?
In this episode we cover common types of softball shoulder injuries and how softball players can train to prevent them. We also discuss the ever-popular agility ladder, and whether or not they
EP13 – Throwing a Higher Fastball Percentage; Pitching Motion Blending with Throwing; Reading Foul Balls
What percentage of fastballs should softball pitchers throw? And, should they increase this percentage? Dan also talks about the windmill pitching motion blending with the throwing motion, and how pitchers can read
EP12 – How Many Different Pitches Should a Pitcher Throw and How Do You Convince a Coach to Adopt New Throwing Drills?
How many pitches should a pitcher throw? 4? 5? 6? What about 3? Why does a pitcher throw each type and what’s the purpose of each? And, Dan covers how to convince
EP11 – Should You Swing at the First Pitch? Strength Training Milestones & The Wrist Snap in Throwing
Is the wrist snap in softball throwing actually important? Should players be encouraged to swing early in the count, or at the first pitch? And, what standards should a 16U player be