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    Is Slapping going to be a thing of the past?

    My daughter's college team is heavy with slappers...
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    Help understanding the mentality of 10/12u tryouts

    Not being asked back on a 9u team was the best thing ( & most hurtful )that happened to my daughter that yr. It motivated her to prove them wrong. She more than proved it. She is currently a D1 college freshman this yr. I often wonder what would of happened if she never got cut..
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    NCAA Covid Automatic Waiver

    My daughter is a D1 freshman so the Eligibility Center /waiver is foreign to me. Can someone please explain in layman's terms what this means?
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    What would you do if you feared a travel coach could sabotage DD's chances of playing DI or even DII?

    If your coach is that much of a jerk to purposely sabotage a child's future, it is probably all ready known in the college coach circuit what kind of person that coach is. The sabotaging coach's word doesn't mean to much..
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    Pitching Instructor

    Trent Rubley in Davenport ..
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    Should she accept first offer?

    This recruiting process feels so much like musical chairs! My sophomore Pitcher daughter will be going on visit and getting her first offer in a couple of weeks. She has been on a few other unofficial's with some coach calls, to other schools with "offers to offer later on", which really...
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    OnDeck, Fastpitch Recruits, Captain U, NCSA, Game Day, Headfirst, Riseball - HELP

    I like the ease of acess to NCSA, especially in regards when emailing coaches to give showcase tournament schedule. You can see when the coach has read it or viewed your profile. It's also nice to reach out to coaches that have shown interest in following you, that you wouldn't had known...
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    How far does everybody travel for practices with their travel team?

    30 min hitting, 1hr pitching, 1.25hr for team. 1.5 to 7 hrs for tournaments..lots of miles...
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    Random Ideas on how to spend time out of town at a rained-out tourney?

    Tour a museum, go shopping, bowling, pedicures, movies, family board games are a few we enjoy.
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    To join showcase team or not?

    Update : Daughter guest played with the Club/showcase team this weekend (it was a perfect fit!) and she decided to take a leap of faith and joined! We are so excited and honored, for this great opportunity! :D Thanks all for all the insight and advice !
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    Too late for class of 2020

    following this thread....
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    For the love of Friday Check in 3/11/16

    Indoor PGF 18U Tournament on Sunday..(Last one :( of the season)..regular pitching lessons this morning for DD and maybe time in the cage this afternoon
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    To join showcase team or not?

    Lol, I didn't realize how small of a softball world it is in the midwest :) Thank you all for giving me the insight to go with my head verses my heart of the home team.
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    To join showcase team or not?

    Yes, she is 13yrs old. The showcase team would be closer to her actual age. She's currently playing 18U with her HS team.
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