Quick Hands, Quick Thoughts: Softball

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Quick Hands, Quick Thoughts

Thirteen years ago I picked up a big yellow ball, a long metal bat, and a love for the game of softball. Over time I joined recreational leagues, travel teams ,and fall leagues for softball dedicating a majority of time to playing and practicing. I think one thing that made me fall so deeply in love was the pace of the game. Softball is quick, there’s no time for mistakes, and frankly when and if you do make a mistake, your team suffers. Being coordinated is a must for this game of quick feet, fast reflexes, and precise plays. As a catcher I control the tempo of the game, and quick is the only thing I know. Throughout my decade plus three of playing softball I have learned how to be a quicker, more rational,

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