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⚾️Playing BASEBALL and PITCHING to my Dad!

⚾️Playing BASEBALL and PITCHING to my Dad!

– We’ve had our first Spring Break tragedy. – He climbed on that, you can see the edge of it, the trailer over there. And it’s got a wood floor on it. And yeah let’s just say you can see the big old slivers. – We pulled a few out. He was hoping we could […]

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Softball Overview : How to Run a Youth Softball Practice

Softball Overview : How to Run a Youth Softball Practice

My name is Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a few tips, on how to run a youth softball practice. First thing you want to consider is, depending on the seriousness, the competitiveness, of the team you’re coaching, whether they are just beginning athletes, or they’re twelve, fourteen, and under, pretty competitive traveling […]

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Baseball Exercises to Prevent Little League Elbow in Baseball Pitchers

Baseball Exercises to Prevent Little League Elbow in Baseball Pitchers

Kerry Waple: Hi I’m Kerry Waple, Certified Athletic Trainers at Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine. Little league elbow is a common problem that plagues young baseball throwers. Those especially who throws past the in dermis levels of the muscles of the forearm. The soft tissue and the growth plates on the inside of this elbow weaken […]

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Softball Overview : How to Throw a Knuckle Ball in Softball

Softball Overview : How to Throw a Knuckle Ball in Softball

Hi, my name is Jill Weiss and I’m going to give you a few tips and pointers on how to throw a knuckle ball in softball. First thing you want to consider is the grip of the ball. With the knuckle ball, the object is to not have any spin on the ball or as […]

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The Basics of Baseball : The Baseball Pitcher’s Mound

The Basics of Baseball : The Baseball Pitcher’s Mound

BEN GRAHAM: All right. We’re standing here on the pitcher’s mound. This is where the fun begins in the game of baseball. Obviously, this is the domain of the pitcher. It’s 45 feet from home plate. It is on an elevation. The elevation varies at different levels of the game. But just to give you […]

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Softball Overview : How to Play 2nd Base in Softball

Softball Overview : How to Play 2nd Base in Softball

My name is Jill Weiss and I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to play second base. Second base is one of those positions where you are quick on your feet. You have a lot of responsibility. You have got to be able to field the ball cleanly. You have got to […]

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Softball Overview : How to Fix Your Softball Swing

Softball Overview : How to Fix Your Softball Swing

Hi my name is Jill Weiss and I’m going to tell you a little about how to fix your softball swing. Let’s see as an athlete, you softball is kind of a game of failure, it’s kind of you know you are going to have a game where you are going to go three for […]

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Advanced Softball Pitching : Softball Pitching: Screwball Grip

Advanced Softball Pitching : Softball Pitching: Screwball Grip

In this segment, we’re going to teach you how to grip a screwball. Now what’s similar to a four seam fastball is all four of your fingers have to apply pressure on the seams across the way here, and your thumb directly on the bottom seam here. Now, the only difference is the movement of […]

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Softball Overview : How to Slow Pitch a Softball

Softball Overview : How to Slow Pitch a Softball

Hi, my name’s Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to throw a slow pitch softball. First thing you want to consider is just the grip of the ball. You know, maybe find the the seams, and depending on how big your hands are, you know, the thumb of […]

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Softball Overview : How to Play 1st Base in Softball

Softball Overview : How to Play 1st Base in Softball

Hi. My name is Jill Weiss, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to play first base. First thing you want to consider is that your first baseman is probably one of the tallest players on the team. They need to be able to catch anything that comes to them, whether […]

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