When it comes to affordable and efficient pitching machines to train young hitters, the Louisville Slugger UPM45 Blue Flame might be the most popular choice. It is a manual pitching machine and has just enough power to train youths who are still learning the ropes. I, myself, used one extensively in the past when I […]
I spent most of my childhood playing ball games. Even to this day, I think of a weekend as wasted unless I hit the field with a couple of friends to play a game of baseball and softball. As long as I am playing, it really does not matter to me which game it is.
If you’ve been in the field for a long time, you already know. But if you’re just walking in, let me tell you that fastpitch and slow-pitch softball are entirely different games. So, if the game is different, logic dictates that the gloves should be different as well, right? Not necessarily. Apart from fastpitch catcher’s
Every softball batter dreams of hitting those blazing home runs that send the ball flying to the stands. But the path to that is not an easy one. It is paved with your sweat and tears as you constantly work on honing your skills at the batting cage. Improving your batting speed is an important
There is quite a stigma attached to bat rolling. Many believe that it is illegal, but it’s actually quite the opposite. A number of coaches will recommend rolling composite bats before using them for the game. It depends on how you roll your bat that it is either deemed legal or illegal. For example, if