Softball: Game Speed Training with Medicine Ball Throws
Speed-strength is used in every aspect of the game—defense, throwing, batting, base running and pitching. Med ball throws allow ... the one I use most often when training my University of Alabama softball athletes—is med ball throws.
How the 105-mph Fastball Tests the Limits of the Human Body
And while athletes in other sports, like Usain ... helps them to strike out. "[Pitch speed] has less of an effect than people think," says University of Illinois professor Alan Nathan, who studies the physics of baseball, with a focus on the collision ...
Softball: Mastering the pitch
After a stint in the Navy, the 1963 Elston High grad attended Purdue and Indiana University South Bend. During that time, he met Klujsza and the game of softball ... Most slow-pitch leagues start every batter with a 1-1 count to speed up the game.
Softball's Jennie Finch ready to make her pitch
Jennie Finch throws against Canada during ... Finch was 2002 college player of the year at the University of Arizona. She went 15-0 with a 0.27 earned run average on USA Softball's pre-Olympics tour. In made-for-TV stunts, she's struck out (among others ...
Leonard to pitch for LaRoche College
The La Roche College women’s softball program has added another top recruit to what ... On offense, Leonard was a big contributor with 58 at bats an a batting average of .362. She had 21 hits, three doubles, two triples and two home runs while leading ...