The Practice Pro School is a seasonal training program for pitchers who want to become exceptional. If you want to be challenged, get motivated, and have fun, then this is for you!
Practice Pro students and almuni have earned State Championships, league and travel tournament championships, and competed at the collegiate DI, DII, and DIII levels. Most importantly, these young ladies have developed a sense of self-confidence, grit, and a special bond with classmates and parents.
If you are coaching a team with more than one pitcher (hint, hint that's you) you're going to need to develop your group as a staff, not just as individuals waiting their turn. When you create depth you'll get the most out of each pitcher, teach teamwork, and be able to overcome the day when your number one pitcher and sole hope is struggling. I said when, not if.
When watching the NCAA tournament this year, don’t just watch passively. Actively take part by analyzing what is going on and applying it to your pitching. I’d suggest picking 4 or 5 of the questions below and watch with intent. Because we mimic what we see, called “visual learning,” you can improve simply by watching. There’s nothing better than relaxing and getting better at the same time! I’ve found girls who have an older sister who is a pitcher are at an advantage. They “get” it at a young age from watching their sisters play.
As the DI NCAA Softball Championship tournament begins, you’ll see amazing pitchers firing the ball the upper 60’s, low 70’s with extreme movement and devastating change of speed. How do they get to this level? Each began where many of you are today and slowly put in the work to be great. Here are five things it takes for you to do the same.