Walk Before You Run The Fastpitch Foundations team discusses the importance of managing initial expectations when starting your journey. There is no substitute to building from the ground up. Becoming an elite pitcher is a marathon; not a sprint.
Inefficient Efficiency Let me start this out with the statement that I love my kids. As their parent, the lessons that they teach me... have helped me in personal ways beyond any level of description. My discussion of them here is to convey an important message to you... not condemn them in any way!!! You [...]
Forever Learning Fastpitch Foundations members have submitted many questions to us and we want you to know we are listening! Pat, Rich, and Mike took the time to host a round-table discussion to answer some of these questions. One of these questions was: Do you guys have any tips for a coach that is new [...]
Does Anyone Know It All? One of our challenges at Fastpitch Foundations is “dealing with doubters”. Most anyone who comes to us for the first time will tend to be quite skeptical about what we are saying in describing this unique skill of pitching Fastpitch. This is very understandable! In fact, we are hoping that [...]
Carving Away The Unneccessary Carving Away the Unnecessary – and It Feels Good A few nights ago I was working with three of the pitchers on a 14U team at their team practice. Two of them have been students of mine since they were 10. The other was brand new to me. As I normally [...]
A short while ago we tasked each other with a homework assignment: What does the phrase “With Eyes to See” mean to you? Our responses were all unique, and we offer them to you now: When thinking of this phrase as it relates to being a student of pitching a softball, my mind goes to […]