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A Day in the Life of a College Softball Player

Now that most college-bound athletes will be leaving for school this week or next, I thought it was an appropriate time to give some insight into the daily responsibilities and experience of a college student athlete. It’s important for athletes and families to realize that the School:Softball:Social ratio differs at each division, each conference, and most likely at each school. Here are some first-hand accounts of a day in the life of a college softball player.

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College Softball Summer Strength Training – Phase 3

This week, I’m delivering the final phase of our College Softball Summer Training program. In this post you will be able to download each of this program’s 3-phases to complete or take with you to school. In Phase 3, I’ve decreased the reps to focus on building strength, added a conditioning challenge at the end of each week and prescribed a de-load week to give you a break before the start of the fall.

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College Softball Summer Training Program – Phase 2

This week, I’m delivering Phase 2 of our College Softball Summer Training program. This is a FREE downloadable program with exercise video demonstrations and instruction. This program is designed to prepare incoming college freshmen for their collegiate weight room experience. In Phase 2, I’ve increased the challenge, added new exercises and added alternative exercises to accommodate for athletes of different levels or who has limited access to equipment.

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5 Signs College is Going to Be a Bad Experience

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Here are 5 bad habits you need to kick BEFORE you get to college.

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College Softball Summer Training Program – Phase 1

This week, I’m delivering Phase 1 of our College Softball Summer Training program. This is a FREE downloadable program with exercise video demonstrations and instruction. This program is designed to prepare incoming college freshmen for their collegiate weight room experience.

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Must Watch Video for Incoming College Freshmen

As we approach the introduction of our College Softball Summer Training program, I felt this video was a MUST watch for any athlete playing sports in college next year. In this video, three strength coaches discuss the biggest deficiencies they see in today’s incoming college freshmen athletes. Get a step ahead of your teammates and …

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The Problems with College Softball Summer Strength and Conditioning Programs

College Softball Summer Strength and Conditioning Program

If you are a high school senior who has committed to play in college next year, there is a good chance you have already received your “summer workout program” from your college coach. Although these programs are well designed and well intentioned, they are usually a huge swing and a miss. Find out why in this week’s article.

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What Do College Coaches Look For?

This week I’m forwarding you to an absolutely awesome article. To be completely transparent, I know who “holds the deck” when it comes to youth athletic development: college coaches. So, when a group of coaches publicly sound off on what they look for in prospective student-athletes, I think it’s fair you might want to take a look.

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College Softball Summer Workouts – Flexibility

Over the next couple of weeks, Cassie and I will be covering the different components of a typical college softball summer workouts for incoming freshmen. This week, Cassie demonstrates a total body flexibility routine that you should be doing at home as often as possible. Below the video, I lay out the guidelines. Flexibility Routine …

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Advice from a National Champion

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This summer I have an NCAA Softball National Champion assisting me at my gym. I couldn’t be more excited for my athletes, as she has already established herself as a role model off the diamond as well. On her first day, I think I had more questions for her than she did for me. Listen to what she had to say about her team’s off-season workouts.

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