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DeMarini Dinger Slinger Review

The DeMarini Dinger Slinger slowpitch softball bat is 34 inches long, with a13-inch Divergence Barrel design. This unique design means that two layers of composite materials are crafted around an air gap, making the sweet spot on this bat ultra ...

Softball Hitting Drills to Keep Weight Back

When we talk about “keeping your weight back” in softball, what we really mean is hitting the ball with your weight centered and your head between where your feet are planted. In contrast, one of the most common problems for young and beginner ...

Louisville Slugger Quest Review

The Quest is the 2018 edition of Louisville Slugger’s fastpitch bat series. This is one of the best fastpitch softball bats on the market for young and up-and-coming players. The Louisville Slugger Quest is a light, one-piece bat crafted out of 100% ...

What is RPI in Softball?

What is RPI in Softball? RPI is an acronym that stands for Rating Percentage Index. This index was created in the late seventies as a tool to rank teams based on their wins and losses, and it isn’t exclusive to just softball. The RPI is used in ...

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 ...

Best Softball Cleats for Plantar Fasciitis

It can be difficult to find the perfect pair of softball cleats, and even more challenging when you have plantar fasciitis. This common source of heel pain is caused by the inflammation of a thick band of tissue on the bottom pad of your foot that ...

Easton Amethyst Review

The Easton Amethyst Fastpitch bat is crafted with durable, ALX50 military grade aluminum—perfect for young players who thrive with bats that have lighter swing weights. This bat comes with a cushioned All-Sports grip designed with 1.2mm ...

Louisville Slugger Xeno Glove Review

Louisville Slugger is one of the most trusted names in baseball. With the Xeno series, Louisville Slugger wanted build a fastpitch glove that can offer the same level of professional construction and proven reliability that their bats are known for. ...

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 ...

Rawlings Quatro Pro Fastpitch Review

Are you an avid softball player who is on the lookout for a good bat this season? Are you in the middle of the season and not happy with your current bat? This bat is also great for smaller hands or more intermediate youth.  This is the Rawlings ...

Best Fastpitch Softball Glove for Small Hands

It does not matter which position you play in fastpitch softball; you need the right glove to play at your very best.  Having the best softball bat is the most important piece of offensive equipment, you should also have the best possible equipment ...

Best Softball Bats for Youth (by Age)

Choosing the right bat for young players can be a difficult task, whether they're starting their first softball season, or simply choosing a new bat each year that will support their growing bodies. That's why we've done the research for you, and ...