Softball

Why Do I Keep Grounding Out in Softball?

Why Do I Keep Grounding Out in Softball? (6 Reasons & Solutions)

Ground balls usually result in an out, which can be frustrating, especially when it feels like you ground out each time you go up to bat. The reason hitters ground out is usually because they did not make good, solid contact with the ball. Focusing on your accuracy and control of the bat can reduce…

Why Do I Keep Hitting Ground Balls in Softball? (6 Reasons & Solutions)

Grounding out in softball can be frustrating. Poor contact is the most likely cause of ground balls. Strength and speed are not the only things you need to hit a powerful line drive. You also need accuracy and control. There are many reasons you could be hitting ground balls. A lack of focus and concentration,…

Why Do I Keep Popping Up in Softball?

Why Do I Keep Popping Up in Softball? (5 Reasons & Solutions)

When playing softball, hitting a pop up can be disappointing. Fortunately, there are ways you can adjust your swing to avoid pop-ups. When you make contact with the ball, you want to time it right and hit the right part of the ball. Another reason you could be popping up in softball is that you…

Why Do Softball Players Have Long Hair

Why Do Softball Players Have Long Hair? Here’s Why!

There are a few reasons why softball players have long hair. When it comes to softball players they wear their hair long because it makes them look more feminine and it is easier to keep out of their face. Looking Feminine; Fighting Stereotypes For a long time, women were not allowed to play sports. When…

Why Do Softball Players Wear Bows?

Why Do Softball Players Wear Bows? Here’s The Truth!

Many softball players will wear bows and/or sparkly headbands to add a feminine touch to a traditionally masculine uniform. This concept has evolved in the softball community to signify a player’s sexual orientation. Informally, female softball players will wear a bow with their uniform to show others that they are not homosexual. The bow/no bow…

Why Can’t I Hit a Homerun in Softball?

Why Can’t I Hit a Homerun in Softball? (8 Reasons & Solutions)

Hitting a home run is a rite of passage for every softball player. It takes a lot of skill. You must have strength, timing, hand-eye coordination, and overall athleticism to accomplish this feat. The 8 reasons I Found that preventing anyone from Hitting a Homerun in softball are: You aren’t using your full power You…

Do softball player wear cups

Do Softball Players Wear Cups? Here’s The Truth!

Despite protective cups being widely available, USA Softball (a regulatory body that governs over 150,000 teams nationally) doesn’t make them mandatory for adult players. That means because it’s not an obligatory bit of kit, many catchers choose to forgo a cup entirely. Though it may be a chance in a million, there are still a…

What is The Strike Zone in Softball? Complete Guide

If you are playing softball, then it is important to understand the strike zone. The strike zone is the area where the softball must pass to be classed as a valid pitch. If you are playing softball, you must understand exactly what the strike zone is and, perhaps more importantly, where the strike zone is….

Softball Positions

What Is The Softball Positions? (Explained)

There are nine positions in the sport of softball, and they are the same as in baseball. The Softball Positions are always played by the team on defense, and the players spread from the infield to the outfield. All of the positions on the field also called the diamond, have specific names and tasks for…

Is Softball a Contact Sport

Is Softball a Contact Sport? The Truth Revealed

Sports are categorized according to the amount of contact and their degree of strenuousness.  Softball is a Limited Contact sport because contact with other athletes or inanimate objects doesn’t occur frequently or inadvertently. In researching this topic, I found that softball is one of the safest sports available to children and adults.  What Is the…