How to Pick the Right Travel Softball Team

What to Look For in a Travel Softball Team

Travel softball can be one of the most stressful aspects of the sport, especially when it comes to choosing the right team. That’s particularly true for parents and players who are just beginning their travel softball journey, because it can be difficult to know how to evaluate a team and coach. This guide will help […]

Softball Workouts for More Power

Softball Workouts – Six Exercises for More Power at the Plate

Does it feel like your power has plateaued, even though you’re going through hitting drill after hitting drill and putting in hours of tireless work on the tee? Has the effortless pop you had on opening day gradually tapered off over the course of the season? Perhaps it’s time to re-think your workout program and […]

Baseball Drills for a Competitive Practice

The Best Baseball Drills for a Competitive Practice

You’ve probably heard the old adage that says “practice how you play.” As a baseball coach, your goal should be to make practice competitive, challenging and fast-paced, so that when your players step into a game they can relax and have fun! In this article, you’ll find a baseball practice plan template that highlights the […]

Top Characteristics of a Great Hitter

4 Characteristics of a Great Hitter

What are the most important factors that make up a great hitter? While we could go in depth strictly about the mechanical components of a great hitter (which do play a role) there are also other areas that if missing could be holding you back from reaching your full potential. If you are looking for […]

Best Indoor Baseball Drills

5 Indoor Baseball Drills to Become a Better Hitter

Sometimes, a batting cage or indoor hitting facility is not available. So what indoor baseball drills can you do to work on your swing? Not everyone has access to a cage, and not everyone needs it. Golf Legend Seve Ballesteros grew up hitting pebbles on a beach with a wooden stick. The young man below […]

Review - Best Batting Gloves

Hitting Vault Review: Top 5 Batting Gloves

There are a wide array of batting gloves on the market. You can pick them up anywhere from Dick’s Sporting Goods to Big 5 Sports to your local batting cage. There are a lot of options, but which ones are the best? The following post will cover the top 5 batting gloves on the market […]

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Cody Bellinger Swing Analysis

It is no doubt that Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger is putting up crazy numbers a third of the way through the 2019 campaign. What makes Bellinger so good? Ever since he busted onto the scene two years ago the kid has been able to hit the long ball. Now he can hit home […]

Advanced Baseball Analytics

Advanced Baseball Analytics to Measure a Great Hitter

Advanced stats, metrics. and baseball analytics. There are endless terms that can describe the latest craze in collegiate and professional baseball and softball. Coaching staffs and scouting departments have largely dismissed your more traditional statistical evaluation and instead focused on the “sabermetrics” aspect of the game. For more information on some basic hitting stats, check […]

Three Basic MLB Hitting Stats for Great Hitters

3 Basic MLB Hitting Stats that Define a Great Hitter

In the world of high school, collegiate and professional baseball and softball, the impact of advanced analytics and “new-age” statistics can’t be ignored. More and more,coaching staffs and even players themselves are spending endless hours diving deep into MLB hitting stats and these new statistical reports in order to find an edge. Want to be […]

Hope Brandner Swing Analysis

Hope Brandner Swing Analysis

The University of Minnesota Gophers punched their ticket to Oklahoma City for the Women’s College World Series largely in part to Hope Brandner and Amber Fiser. Fiser led the Gophers on the mound, while Hope Brandner provided the offense. The sophomore transfer from Oregon State hit .354 with 19 homers at the completion of her […]