Category Archives: Softball

5 tips for softball coaches

A recent study shows that 70 percent of kids who start out playing sports will quit by the age of thirteen. These kids stated that they left sports because they no longer found it enjoyable. Now how do we keep the future generation from quitting sports, we can start with our coaching. Coaches are the […]

Building the right on-field mentality for baseball or softball

on-field mentality

For many sports, including baseball and softball, it’s not just about the physical training and staying fit. It’s about mental fitness too. After all, the functions which our body functions are first instigated by the mind, right? Keeping your mind fit to win the game Research shows that many great athletes have been defeated, while […]

Exercises and drills to build pitching skills

The speed of a baseball pitch showcases the quality of the pitcher.  In order to improve the speed, most think a pitcher has to do workouts. This does increase the muscle strength of biceps and triceps, but pitching is all about the strength in the arm. Biceps and triceps are isolated muscles. If you want […]

Fielding-focused softball drills for your team

When athletes-in-the-making first start playing baseball or softball, there’s normally one main focus: hitting! What kid doesn’t love swinging a bat and watching the ball go flying? Hitting is important, but in reality, it’s only half the game. If basic skills are overlooked when kids are learning their fundamentals can lead to misunderstandings and gaps […]

What are 52/300 core softballs?

If you’re not an expert in the sport, you may think all softballs are created equally. We forgive you! It’s a big yellow ball that doesn’t seem very complicated. There’s actually quite a bit going on under the surface One of our premier products are our Decker ASA Big Shark 12″ Super Grip 52/300 softballs. […]

Why you need the right softball apparel

Sports are one of the absolute best things about summer. Pickup basketball in the driveway, games of catch in the backyard, or softball games at the nearest park diamond are all popular activities. Getting outside and enjoying the weather with friends is all that matters! Softball is a somewhat unique sport in all of this. […]

Is Your Softball Team Ready for Summer?

Summer, for many people, marks the return of outdoor sports. Casual games of volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, and softball start up once more among friends and coworkers alike. Recreational leagues with organized teams also begin to sprout up once again. This includes the ever-popular rec softball leagues for men, women, and children alike. Is your […]

The Long History of Various Softball Sizes

The game of softball as we know it began on Thanksgiving Day in 1887. A group of Yale and Harvard graduates were gathered in Chicago to follow the annual football game between their two schools via ticker tape. As the playful jibes were flowing between the alumni, someone started throwing around a boxing glove – […]