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Do I need cleats for softball?

Even though it seems like you can play softball in a pair of shorts, a t-shirt, and some sneakers, it is certainly not recommended. Wearing proper softball gear can make a big difference in whether or not you stay free of injuries. You can get away with

Differences Between Slowpitch and Fastpitch Softball

When people talk about softball, they could be talking about two very different sports. One is a slow moving, somewhat gentle game. The other is quick and extremely competitive. One is predominantly played in a non-competitive manner (think work league), although there are also many competitive leagues

Benefits of Coaching Softball

Despite the fact that coaching any sport is a high stress job, people continue to take on the position. One of the most rewarding sports to coach is softball. Coaches get to know their players and watch them develop as they play through the long seasons. The

Leadership Tips for Softball

Each softball team requires the efforts of the leaders to succeed. Many team leaders are the pitchers or catchers, simply because of the roles they play on the field, but the leaders could be any of the teammates who want to take on the responsibility. Being a

5 Tips to becoming a better hitter

Finding ways to become a better hitter is really a lot easier than it sounds. Just like anything else people want to improve on the keys are to focus on the basics, practice, listen to your coach, be consistent, and of course practice. I know that sounds

Difference between Baseball and Softball

While many people love the game of baseball, fewer understand the difference between baseball and softball. As a matter of fact, if you ask any casual fan what the differences are you might get something like “They use a bigger ball in softball” or “Softball is an

How to break in your new softball glove

Smearing it with bacon grease and roasting it in the oven, leaving it in urine for 3 days, microwaving it holding a brick of butter and putting it in the drier for 24 hour consecutive tumble. These are some of the worst ways imaginable to break in

Who are the top brand names in softball?

For the most part this blog is dedicated to the different equipment needed to play softball. The next step is to figure out the best brands as you don’t want to go with an unknown manufacturer. The majority of the equipment you use has the main goal