West Coast Fastpitch

Softball Pitching Videos - How to Pitch a Softball Correctly
12
Aug

What it takes to be the number one pitcher on a team

Coach John Wooden once said that sports don’t build character they expose it. With that in mind let’s talk about pitching and the difference between being the number one, two, and three pitcher on a softball team. In baseball, a team will rotate up to four-or-five pitchers during the season not including the relievers and [...]

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04
Aug

Voices of experience

Part of the growth process for parents and players alike is learning from the mistakes and successes of those who have come before them. Here are some thoughts from the voices of experience that have shaped me as a person.

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28
Jul

The best players and teams

“A player who (makes) the team great is better than a great player…. The best players don’t necessarily make for the best teams,”

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17
Jul

Win or lose, the season is over. Now what?

Another softball season is drawing to a close. Rec ball and all-star teams are finishing up their state tournaments; the top teams will then be headed to their respective locations for national tournaments. Plus, the travel ball season will conclude with more national championships

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08
Jul

Coaches Quote of the Day

‎”If you’ll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in (life),” Vince Lombardi.

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29
Jun

The more the mind has to think…

It has been proven that the mind can truly only focus on one thing at a time. That leads me to believe that the more the mind has to think about the less the body moves. It’s true whether it’s dancing, or softball. With that thought, here are four tips that might help you parent/coach a child [...]

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24
Jun

Coaches Quote of the Day

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are,” John Wooden.

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21
Jun

Does traveling to play mean…?

The question has been asked, “Does traveling to play softball mean you’re a better team?” The short answer: yes and no. Now for the long answer…

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15
Jun

The first WCFP blog post ever written

It’s surprising to think one year has passed since we started this blog; 365-days ago today we published the first post. Here it is… Connecting with vs. coaching your child “Understand there is a difference between a coach on the ball field telling you something, and your dad (whom you see every day) telling you [...]

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14
Jun

Coach Q’s top-10 blog post picks

The following selections are Coach Mike Quiroz’s top-10 post picks from the first year of the West Coast Fastpitch blog. The actual one-year anniversary date for the WCFP blog is June 15.

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