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Softball Hitting – The Need to Have Safety Precautions
by: Marc Dagenais

Softball is still considered as the number one sport by many. Even if it originates in United States, people all over the world have learned to love and appreciate it. That is why up to now it is still one of the most popular and well liked sports of all time.

It must not be a surprise that softball is still included on the list of sports that have caught the hearts and interest of many. Though as simple as it may seem, softball is said to be a very complicated sport because it does not only teach a single skill. If you are interested to play softball, you must be willing to learn all the necessary skills in it and that includes pitching and hitting. Among all the skills, there is no doubt that softball hitting is the most difficult. This is because it is not just mere hitting of the ball. It is on how you could deliver perfect swing every time you are going to hit the ball. And perfect swing is hard to do and it will surely take a long period of time before a player could actually master that. Since it is needed for a player to know all about these things then it is essential for him to undergo a lot of practice and trainings.

During the practice and trainings, a player must remember that there are certain things that he needs to do and there are some things that he needs to bring. He must not just go on the practice site with his bat alone.

As a hitter, it is understandable that your main goal is to master the art of hitting perfectly. However, you must not forget that in doing this there are also some things that you need to put into consideration. Softball hitting is not that easy to learn and it will be more difficult to master perfect hitting.

While you are doing your practice, you must not forget having safety precautions. This is the first thing that you need to take into account. Aside from perfecting the way you hit, your safety must also be your main goal. For sure, you would not like having injuries because these will greatly affect your practice and these will delay your learning process.

Softball hitting practice is a bit dangerous since you will be running from time to time and the ball that you will need to hit is too hard. There are some things that you must do to avoid accidents and injuries while you are doing you’re hitting practice.

First, you must focus on what you are doing. Never get your mind out of the game because this will affect your concentration and eventually this will affect all the things that you are doing during the practice. If you are focused then it will be hard for you to make a mistake that will result to injuries and accidents.

Second, listening to your coach is also important because your coach definitely knows the right things and right strategies. With his guide, you will never go wrong and by listening to him you will surely minimize the mistakes and the accidents.

Above all, it is also important that you are always ready. Bringing safety kits can also help a lot and you are not the one that will only benefit in this but your teammates as well.

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Marc Dagenais, MHK, CSCS, is a softball peak performance coach that helps players and teams hit with more power, run faster, throw harder, become mentally tougher, and be more dominant on the softball field. Visit us and sign-up to get tons of great FREE softball.
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