Fastpitch softball as a sport has not adopted a pitch limit, inning limit or any restrictions to preserve the arms of fastpitch softball pitchers. I have developed a weekly pitching limit for fastptich softball pitchers.
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I have never been the coach to say you must pitch everyday. Although, practice makes perfect and repetition is what makes you better than your competition, there is a limit to what daily practice can really do for you. Everyone is different based on skill level, goals, or athletic ability. Here are a few guidelines to how to practice and some warning signs to when its time to take a break.
The catchers’ technique should remain constant each time signals are given and then setting up to receive the pitch. Giving signs as a catcher must become second nature and not be a thinking process of what is being relayed to the pitcher. This technique will be perfected through practicing the tips below.
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