Great Time to Hit the Reset Button

The summer is a distant memory. Especially for those of us who got snow on Halloween! Can you believe that? Sticking-to-the-ground-over-your-ankles snow on Halloween. Fall ball is either behind us already as well, or there is one more weekend to go. Then there’s a lull before it all starts again. It’s definitely a great time […]

No, Your Head Isn’t Pulling Out

Hang around a softball field even for just a couple of games and you’re likely to hear a well-meaning third base coach tell a hitter “You’re pulling your head out!” The implication is that rather than watching the ball all the way into the hitting zone (or to the bat, which you’re actually unlikely to […]

The Challenge of Relating to Your Players

Earlier this week I saw an interesting article in Cindy Bristow’s SE Insider newsletter. The article talked about how players have changed since “back in the day” (whenever that day was) and how coaches need to learn knew ways to communicate with them that matches their experiences. All valid thoughts, and things I’ve seen (and […]