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Softball help

Postby Sufian » Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:12 pm

Calling out for Keith or anyone else who plays this game...

I need help to brushen up my passing and catching as well as batting technique.

Just now tried swinging the bat.. Felt very awkward. Need to brushen up on this specifics before March. Teaching softball next semester.

And, using the glove, I tried throwing it up and catching it again. But, this is not the same as when someone throwing the ball to u. Maybe I can bring the training ball and a glove and we can practise throwing and catching.

BTW, swinging the bat feels damn good for the abs and obliques.
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Postby Canuck eh » Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:35 pm

No problem with the catching and throwing part, I can bring my glove and ball Sundays if need be.

However, I think you guys play fastpitch here, where as I play slow pitch mostly these days and its been years since I've played baseball where the speeds and swing mechanics are about the same despite the differences in delivery angles. Slow pitch is less about hand-eye co-ordination as it is about loading up your swing. I won't be able to offer up as many hints, helpers if that's the case.
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Postby Sufian » Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:37 pm

I am using this in my PE lesson, thus it will be a slow pitch style. Thanks for your help bro. Much appreciated.
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Postby Canuck eh » Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:43 pm

Cool, I'll bring my softball bag this week then... which means I won't be bringing a KB :P
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Postby jerry.mobbs » Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:26 pm

Canuck eh wrote:Cool, I'll bring my softball bag this week then... which means I won't be bringing a KB :P


run a tag team

one guy throws the ball

the other guy sprints to get it

then swap round

repeat.............
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Postby Twxian » Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:31 pm

lets all play softball this week :lol:
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Postby Sufian » Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:58 pm

jerry.mobbs wrote:
Canuck eh wrote:Cool, I'll bring my softball bag this week then... which means I won't be bringing a KB :P


run a tag team

one guy throws the ball

the other guy sprints to get it

then swap round

repeat.............


this is exactly what I did today.. for a total of 1.5 hours.
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Postby galapogos » Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:43 pm

I think Bryan also used to play softball...
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Postby aaron » Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:53 pm

eh? haha i played softball a lil too for cathigh when i was lower sec but gave it up for badminton! play play play pls call me :lol:
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Postby h » Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:05 pm

inexperienced kids will swing from elbows, which doesn't produce any power...

and it takes some practice not to pop it up for a fly.

...if it's on sundays and if you guys need another player, i think i can make it. don't have a glove anymore though (mold). or saturdays after strongman.
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Postby aaron » Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:44 pm

ah?

haha power from hip drive right, same as the discus ma i think
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