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Fear had very rarely been a term I would have ever used when it came to playing sports. I loved them, had a passion for them; they became a safe haven for me as I got older. Between softball and basketball, I felt fearless while playing – like nothing could touch me. It created a...
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View this post on Instagram Check out the link in the bio for a downloadable PDF of the worksheet shown in this video! https://www.athleteswarehouse.com/ssa-success/ #softballstrong #softballswing #softball #fastpitchsoftball A post shared by Softball Strength Academy (@softballstrengthacademy) on Dec 10, 2018 at 8:44am PST Click here for a downloadable PDF of the worksheet shown in the...
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Before we start, I want to encourage every single one of you to keep reading. Even when it seems like this is just “another one of those articles” or it seems like it just doesn’t pertain to you. This topic is one that we must continue to talk about even when it is hard or...
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April 10th, 2011. Sunday, mid-day. LSU Senior Brittany Mack is on the mound.  Not only is her drop-ball nasty, but she throws three different speeds and they all look the same out of the hand.  I was a freshman that year and had heard something about the LSU curse. For some reason in the last...
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Being injured isn’t easy. Ask any player, in any sport, who has dealt with an injury and they will probably all respond the same: It is one of the hardest challenges you can face as an athlete. Through this article, I can’t speak for every athlete that was ever injured, but I can speak for...
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Imagine if you knew every pitch that was going to get thrown to you before the pitcher released the ball. Would this make you more comfortable as a hitter? Picking pitches is slowly becoming a major part of the game of softball. Any advantage one team can gain over the other makes the path to...
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Who Do I look up to? Check out the worksheet attached to this page in order to begin developing bulletproof confidence. It is important to work your way through the worksheet from the top down – no cheating and going to the end of the sheet! First, pick out three people that you look up...
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5 Tips for Dealing with Adversity: Here are our 5 tips for dealing with adversity we utilize with our current athletes: 1. Fake it until you make it – I always heard great athletes say they were confident all of the time. I had a hard time relating to this feeling because I was struggling so much at...
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