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Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 18th 2018

For the past few years I have been helping out with my son’s little league teams. First of all, God bless the elementary school teachers of the world. They don’t earn enough money.Working with littl … read more
Don't Run Him Off

Don't Run Him Off

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 12th 2018

When I teach base running to players, I do not just cover the mechanics, techniques, and the mental side. I also list and explain all the words and phrases the coaching staff will use to remind base … read more

When Two Runner Are At A Base

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 12th 2018

Occasionally, you’ll run into the situation where two runners are standing on the same base. It can become a little comical because many times nobody knows what to do or what the call should be. Her … read more

A Myth About How Catchers Throw

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 12th 2018

A couple years ago I created a short video detailing the “Ball to Ear Myth” for catchers and the way they throw. Another myth about how catchers throw goes like this – Catchers must be taught to thro … read more

How a Softball Pitcher Can Mentally Prepare for an At-Bat

Posted by Compliments of Dick's Sporting Goods on Jun 11th 2018

Jennie Finch shares her advice to pitchers for mentally preparing for an at-bat. The art of pitching is equal parts physical and mental. Softball legend Jennie Finch has pitched countless innings … read more