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- Today, 10:26 AMyeah, I hope I didn't come off as condescending either! At the end of the day, it always comes down to doing the best you can with what you have...12 replies | 0 view(s)
- Today, 07:22 AMI think this needs to be said again: I think machine pitch at 10U isn't right. At U8 LL we had kid pitch until they walked 4 batters in an inning...12 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 05:38 PMIIRC, Paul Simon wrote a song about this29 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 05:35 PMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Crowhopping, Barnhill, and Confessions of an Umpire in Softball PitchingMaybe DFP can host an Umpiring Support Group21 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 03:11 PMFWIW- after 3 years with a program we decided to leave, mostly due to the program director. we both had liked the teams but each year got a little...29 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 02:06 PM^^^ You are us 4 years ago!! Same story... I wanted DD to leave after year 1, she wasn't ready... she had all her new club friends, fun times,...29 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 09:48 AMmurphdog replied to a thread HS team attendance and planned events/appointments in Being a Softball ParentDD was late for school yesterday because she had an appointment to get her drivers license, since it was going to be a game day she told her coach at...74 replies | 0 view(s)
- Yesterday, 07:57 AMWhat there pitcher "may" have been doing is starting with the ball in the glove, taking it out with the hand and then going back to the glove with...8 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 11:51 PMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Dealing with a delusional parent who thinks he is a coach in Softball CatchingThe dilemma is that the best hitters aren't always your best fielders. And many coaches will choose to err on the side of offense and hope that the...93 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 11:42 PMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Lag ... and how it pertains to the swing. in Softball Hitting TechnicalThis past weekend's march for science and collision physics do not support this belief. Regardless of the size of the hitter or quality of contact...110 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 09:26 PMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Lag ... and how it pertains to the swing. in Softball Hitting TechnicalWhat do you see as the benefit of a firm grip?110 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 01:52 PMLike GM said- its the cold balls that get rock-like and can then damage the bats. I expect in a game the ball would tend to receive some heat thru...17 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 12:05 PMfly ball to right, can o' corn rather than a line drive. thanks for the excellent feedback! unfortunately, she always looks good hitting off a...15 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 11:48 AMDD got her license this morning. I'm kinda looking forward to not having to drive her to and from school and practice all of the time but it was...17 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 10:52 AMSometimes it's the team make-up. DD was on a team that just never seemed to have a ton of energy; and then been on other teams that never run out of...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 07:32 AMI have found you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. I can relate a few LL stories 1- one girl I drafted was supposed to be...19 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 06:57 AMsorry, I don't know how to make this slo-mo. this was from a game the other day and is not necessarily typical, but was the swing that I caught...15 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 06:33 AMOne of my peeves is a coach who insists players slide headfirst but doesn't teach them how. another peeve is when a BR dives in to a base but is on...3 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-24-2017, 12:42 AMI'm hoping that Michelle Smith is one of the ESPN on-air personalities that gets cut loose during ESPN's upcoming May cutbacks and that Amanda S gets...43 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-23-2017, 12:20 AMKeep your balls warm and you won't have bat troubles17 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-23-2017, 12:15 AMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Get to Know Duke Softball: Katherine Huey in Shameless Parent Brag Post ForumI think future players bios should give a shout out to DFP. Were I given blanket editorial authority, the standard bio blurb would include something...4 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-22-2017, 04:58 PMWhat about a skippy tax?145 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 11:13 AMmurphdog replied to a thread Does your softball player have any weird quirks? in Softball DiscussionsDD ripped one of her batting gloves last HS season right before playoffs. I bought her new gloves which sat in her bag until playoffs were over. ...21 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 07:28 AMDD has a lot of weird quirks. But oddly none to do with softball that I know of. I'll have to ask her.21 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 07:27 AMWe play tourneys on BOTH weekends. Plus DS also has a double header on Mom's day this year as well. Nothing says "I love you mom" like a burger...24 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 12:17 AMGreenmonsters replied to a thread Dealing with a delusional parent who thinks he is a coach in Softball CatchingIf it is the pitching coach who has taught this pitcher 7 pitches, what would make anyone think that bringing them into the situation would be...93 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 10:55 PMDifferentiated instruction is just as valuable in sports as it is in academics. Those in both fields who don't recognize that fail to help their...19 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 10:12 PMIs it possible that a parent knows more than a coach about certain aspects of the game? IMO/IME, if I, ....oops, I mean they do, they need to...59 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 10:00 PMIME all composites die or break and the CF9 is no exception. If it's got at least a couple thousand swings on it and if it really doesn't perform...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 09:36 PMThank you. I agree, Grandpa's are their biggest fans and will always be with them in mind and spirit. I'm sorry you lost your Dad as well. We've...8 replies | 0 view(s)
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