Lots of great Men's Fastpitch articles
||great pictures too
|Softball Dad Poem (kinda)||
Softball Dad Poem still true today
||this poem sure pops up often
See Ray DeMarini's article on the importance of bat speed AFTER you've hit the ball.
Lots of complaint articles some humorous
||not alot of editorial application here
Many pro Players grew up with Fastpitch
|A Fastpitch Coach||
Various articles on youth Fastpitch
A Game Of Their Own - article has a few great answers which help sell the populace on Fastpitch
||remember these answers
||several articles in each
|Louisville Slugger comments on NSA||
Lisa and Dot participation was a highlight
|Women at Work||
Club K personnel
||Raybestos Brakettes background
|Play for YOU|
Well... Soon this years players will be getting off the airplanes with the
tought of... Which team will be the right team for me next year. As we have
seen by the postings for tryouts, next year has already started.
PLAYERS take your time.... THINK through your decision..... Find the Team that
will help you with your true dream. An important note here. The DREAM should
be yours not MOM's or DAD's.... YOUR DREAM.
Is this your first year to play travel... Or are you the player with 8 years of
experience, looking for team or coach to help you win nationals or find the
Some questions to ask yourself....
1. What are my goals and dreams....
2. Which team's goals matches your dreams and goals...
3. What are your strengths as a player and TEAM member...
4. Which team would be a match for your strengths...
5. What type of a coach do you enjoy playing for...
6. What type of a coach do you learn best from...
7. Which team has one or more of "your" type of coaches...
8. Are you looking for a one year team or an organization to stay with...
9. What commitment do you expect for other players...
10. Are there any "NEVERs" that should be talked about...
11. Insert your important questions here....!
Remember YOU the player is what makes the game work... Don't sell yourself
short of your true dreams...
Good Luck !