Being a sports parent is not for the faint of heart. The combination of supporting your children whom you love more than anything in the entire world, competition and being let loose in the wild kingdom of youth athletics is not always an easy task. Sometimes, it brings out the worst in us. Sometimes, we […]
Since the beginning at Softball Is For Girls, we have made it a goal to introduce our fastpitch families to small businesses and companies that truly embody the passion and love of the girls and the game. Early, on we met Cheri Naudin with Collegiate Sports Advocate. So today, we present you with a small […]
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The holidays and New Year are a time for new beginnings. And new seasons. And hey, maybe we can all do a little better in the New year. So today…… Softball is For Girls’ 5 Things to Stop Doing in 2020! (We promise, these will make your life better!!!!) Stop analyzing and AGONIZING over every […]
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Over a decade in coaching, ensures you meet a lot of people. A lot of parents, a lot of coaches. The softball community is vast, but smaller than you think. Now that I am approaching the final year of 18U ball, I am blown away by the memories of all the girls I have coached […]
PITCHERS! Let’s get right to this. This is new and you need to time to start making changes! There are BIG changes coming your way in 2020 in regard to rules! There has always been a ton of scrutiny on pitchers. Is she pitching legally, are both her feet in contact with the rubber? Are […]
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It’s that time of year again. (Or at least it should be) If you are managing or coaching a team, then you need to start thinking about Softball UNIFORMS! And you need to do it sooner rather than later, because come January you will be waiting in line behind thousands of other teams scrambling to […]
“Put the VERY Best nine on the field”, they say Let the very best players make the play! But when it comes to which nine to choose Everyone has very different views. Who will catch, who will pitch? If Sally starts can her and Em switch? If Meg goes to first, and Lou to 2nd, […]
There is nothing more frustrating that kids who come in the dugout one by one, all complaining and whining that the low drop ball they struck out LOOKING on (for the second time), was NOT a strike, even though they watched their teammates before them strike out on the same pitch.
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Nowadays we hear so much about the awful sportsmanship we encounter on the softball fields. From obnoxious parents and arrogant players with attitudes, and rudeness and even fighting among parents – we had to share perhaps one of the most beautiful things we have ever experienced on the softball field. As you may or may […]
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“Wow, you throw pretty good for a girl,” he said after she tossed him back his baseball when it landed in foul territory. It was almost too familiar of a comment made innocently by a 12-year-old boy to our daughter when she threw back the baseball they had been playing with when it was hit foul. […]
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