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How to Slide in Softball

Sliding is one of the signature moves of softball that not only looks great, but is also an important technical skill to master. While sliding may seem easy, it’s actually a skill that requires proper technique, timing, and discipline. Moreover, ...

How to Throw a Drop Ball in Softball

A drop ball is one of the first pitches you should learn in softball, and possibly the most important. The purpose of the drop ball is to pitch the ball so that it flies directly towards the pitcher, then at the last moment, makes a sharp downwards ...

How to Throw a Rise Ball in Softball

The rise ball is often considered to be one of the most difficult pitches to master. This is why many coaches choose to save teaching this pitch for absolute last—after the fastball, changeup, drop ball, curveball, drop curve, and screwball. The ...

How to Break in a Softball Glove Overnight

Did you just buy a brand new softball glove and have a game coming up tomorrow? Wondering how to break in a softball glove fast? One of the quickest ways to break in your softball glove is to simply play catch with it. You should try to play catch ...