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Softball Pitching Tips If you are a pitcher in the sport of softball, it can be hard to be on your game every day. That's impossible. However, there are certain methods and guidelines that if followed, will allow you to be a lot more successful on the pitching mound. These tips for softball pitching have been known to work and will for you as well if you decide to incorporate them into your pitching habits. 1. Always try to swing the arms up with the body 2. As you bring your arms up for the pitching mo tion, your pitching arm will make a 360 degree circle while your balance arm will go up about 90 degrees and come back down. Do not let your balance arm swing off to the side; it will diminish the power of the hip snap. 3. As you bring your arms up for the pitching motion, your pitching arm will make a 360 degree circle while your balance arm will go up about 90 degrees and come back down. Do not let your balance arm swing off to the side; it will diminish the power of the hip snap. 4. Losing her balance easily. During a pitch, pay close attention to the pitcher's head; make sure she's focusing on the batter, not putting her head on a swivel. Another cause of balance problems is when a pitcher takes too big a step backward with her non-dominant foot when beginning her windup. It's essential that a player doesn't step more than 6 inches behind the rubber. 5. Don't try to force the ball to rise; it is the spin that should control this. Marc Dagenais is a softball peak performance coach that provides softbal l tips, softball drills, and information on techniques for hitting, pitching, coaching, and training through his blog at http://www.softballperformance.com/blog He also helps softball players and coaches improves their game by sharing with them the tips and strategies used by the world's best softball players and coaches to achieve extraordinary performances. You can sign- up to get his FREE Softball Tips at http://www.softballperformance.com/softball-tips.html Go Sign-up Now!
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