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Excerpts — High-Scoring Softball

How to slap hit using the drag bunt

The drag bunt is an essential tool for a complete slapper.

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Methods of running from first or second base

When a runner begins the play at first or second base, she should use home-to-first running techniques in the following situations: if stealing, if the bunt play is on, or if the ball is put into play in the infield and there is a potential force-out at the base to which she is advancing.

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The importance of balance in softball success

If the batter is off balance during any part of the swing, she will not have the bat control needed to hit the ball where she wants to hit it. A well-balanced batting stance gives the batter a solid attack foundation.

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