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Smart Work vs. Hard Work

Smart Work Routs Hard Work and No Work Every Time “Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” ~Aristotle To work smarter and improve faster, discipline is required. Discipline is commonly cited as … Continue reading

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Playing Multiple Sports Doesn’t Mean Ignoring Softball

Playing Multiple Sports Doesn’t Mean Ignoring Softball It’s the old debate about whether student athletes should focus on one sport or instead turn themselves into multi-sport athletes. More and more are choosing to play year-round, according to Bob Loshek, in … Continue reading

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From Me to Team

From Me to Team I want to let you in on a secret. Okay, maybe it’s not a secret but it is something I do not like to share with others. The thing is, I used to be a very … Continue reading

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First Pitch Strike….

Quoting Venus Taylor ” Domingo is the best! I was a three hitter and a lead off and there is no way I am watching the first good strike go by! Some may say if your a lead off you … Continue reading

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NCAA Div I Recruiting Calendar

Here is a link to NCAA Div I Recruiting Calendar — Start writing your letters and emails to coaches. The contact period is around the corner!  

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NFCA College Exposure Camps

Check out these college camps hosted by NFCA.  Make sure to attend a camp during Div I contact period. Sign up soon as these camps fill quickly. https://nfcaevents.org/nfca-camps/index.php

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Advice for Handling Rumors

Advice for Handling Rumors Players love to talk and unfortunately many will talk about other players or about friends they all know. As adults we know that rumors aren’t things we want to encourage as they can be damaging to … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Never Coach at Softball Practice

10 Things You Should Never Coach at Softball Practice Coaching is difficult and there is a big learning curve for new coaches. That is why we came up with 10 of our least favorite things to do when coaching a … Continue reading

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2018 / 2019 Tryouts

We are excited to announce the Elgin Impact 14U, 16U & 18U tryouts will be conducted in August on the following dates and times. Tryouts will be held at the Elgin Sports Complex in Elgin, IL.  If you have any questions please contact us … Continue reading

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Why Buy a Softball Facemask?

Softball Facemask – Why should a fastpitch athlete wear one? Read Ashley Pais’s Story then ask yourself. A Line Drive Straight To My Face Written By Ashley Pais The other day I received an email from a young girl named … Continue reading

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