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    Different tee types worth getting?

    I have 3 "normal" type tees that I use for my team's hitting. In watching videos I've seen people using launch angle tees and the backspin tees. Are these really worth investing in or are they just gimmicks and just stick with the traditional tee type?
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    14u player, looking for opinions

    I'm linking a video of a player on my team I'm working with. A few things that we've been addressing is the bat wrap she has right from the beginning. We've been working to lengthen her stride a bit more as well. What is concerning me and I'm struggling to fix is how compact she is at...
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    Looking for left handed catching mit

    I am left handed and need a new mit to catch my daughter with. I’m using my old first baseman’s glove and it has served me pretty well but it’s getting a bit old now and she’s throwing a lot harder (14u) than she did before. I’ve searched but struggling to find something that will work. Looking...
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    Looking for indoor timing drills (no cage)

    I have to move my team inside for practice and with a tournament in a week I'm concerned about our timing at the plate. We scrimmaged a team last weekend and our timing at the plate was terrible! Very few solid hits. I was planning on doing some machine hitting outside, but the weather has not...
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    Does Coach's Eye allow voice over recording?

    Before I buy it, I'm wondering if anyone knows whether Coach's Eye allows for voice over analyzing of video to share. Whether this be for hitting, throwing, pitching, running, etc. Is there a feature that allows me to record a player doing an activity and then I go back an break it down with...
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    Does anyone have experience using the Power Drive?

    I was talking with some other coaches the other day about pitching and mentioned that my daughter was struggling to really engage her lower half when pitching. One of the guys mentioned that a player on his team who was having a similar problem had started using the Power Drive and was...
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    Has anyone attended a Wasserman Throwing Clinic?

    Or know someone who has? Thinking about sending my daughter to one in August. Its $150, which I'm willing to spend if she is going to get a lot out of it. She's 13 playing 14u. Throws decently, but definitely can improve.
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    Helmet inserts

    My team uses DeMarini helmets and they fit 10 out of my 12 girls perfectly. The 2 that the helmets do not fit are pretty loose. Does anyone know of any inserts that work well for these helmets that I can recommend for them as it can be difficult at times to bat with their helmets flopping...
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    Has anyone used a Movision Visor?

    Was watching college games over the weekend and saw a girl wearing a visor on her mask in the field and then on her helmet when she was up to bad. I looked them up and found Movision. They look pretty legit alternates to wearing sun glasses which my daughter complains that her mask hits when...
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    How far off of the plate to set up

    This has always been . feel thing for me, I was never taught how far to set up off the plate. Just looking for opinions, or good ways for the girls to measure how far off the plate they should stand so they're not reaching for pitches.
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    Indoor fielding drills

    Looking for some ideas for drills that can be done inside in a gym to keep the girls motivated. We've been stuck inside for several months, we're in Wisconsin, and have finally got outside over the last few weeks but this rain has driven us back inside. We have a tournament on Mother's Day...
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    Anyone see the Miz F20 Titanium in action?

    Just wondering if anyone has experience with this bat. I know last year it had pretty good feedback with how it hit, but the main issue was that girls didn't like the ping it made. Also read that the F19 had a smaller sweet spot than the PC did. Just looking for opinions. Thanks!
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    Covering 2nd on a steal

    My SS is really struggling to get to 2nd on a steal. She isn't slow by any means but watching the pitch result and then breaking for 2nd is very difficult she is often a step or two late. Should I be cheating her towards 2nd more? Maybe I have her too far off the base?
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    Live hitting struggles

    So my team is struggling with hitting live pitching so far this year. Off a tee, they look great. Mechanics are solid (for the most part) but when I put them in the box vs one of our pitchers, the wheels fall off. I do have a Louisville Slugger Blue Flame pitching machine that I've used in...
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    Need advice. How can I motivate my daughter to practice more?

    So my daughter is a pitcher, she's been pitching for the last 5 years and is pretty good. She's always had natural talent so hasn't had to work super hard at being good but as she's getting older (she's 13) other girls that are putting in the time are starting to catch up. I don't want to push...
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    How do you time home to first?

    I’m just trying to figure out how to accurately time the home to first running speed. Do you have a track start? Hit off a tee and run? Or front toss? If someone can give me some tips I would appreciate it. I just want to make sure my times are consistent.
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    Working on 12-6 spin. Any drills?

    Just looking for a second opinion. So my daughter's first pitching coach really pushed her leading with her pinky when she pitched. I never understood why, and really still don't, but the lasting legacy of that is that my daughter is REALLY struggling with her spin. Her current pitching coach...
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    New bat suggestions

    DD is ready for a new bat. Her current bat is a LXT, which she has loved for a few years, but it appears to be losing some of its pop. She got the chance to swing the new Quatro Pro and really liked it and watching the Mary Nutter yesterday, it seems like every girl is swinging one. I came...
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    Looking for a left handed catchers mit for me

    So I've been just using my regular mit to catch my girls for several years, but now that they're getting older they're starting to really pop the glove more and more. I'm left handed and running into some issues. Firstly is just finding a left handed mit. I've found a few but it leads to my...
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    Looking for input, tips, etc on DD swing

    This is my daughter hitting off of a t this last weekend. She's 13 (turned in Dec) and we're getting ready for spring. She's hitting hardballs off the t, but I don't think that matters, more just want a breakdown of her swing at this point. Thanks...

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