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In the Corner with Dan Hughes


Aug 27, 2009

Some softball players think pitchers aren't important in slowpitch softball, because you can't do much finessing with a pitch that floats in to the batter at fifteen miles per hour. 

This show offers some tips on how to be more than just a pitching machine.

My book, Coaching and Managing Adult Slowpitch Softball, is available here.

 


Dan Hughes
five and a half years ago

Matt, I'd say that trick pitches are quick pitches before the batter is ready, and between-the-legs and behind-the-back pitches.

Also the windmill-the-arm-numerous-times-before-releasing-the-ball pitches. Stuff like that.

Matt
five and a half years ago

What would you consider a "trick pitch" in slow pitch softball?

Say you were looking over rules for a new leaguw, and it said "No trick pitches." What would that mean to you??

Thanks-