Everything Fastpitch - The Podcast

Everything Fastpitch - The Podcast

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Everything Fastpitch is a podcast hosted by Coach Tory Acheson and Coach Don McKinlay. Tory and Don are former college coaches that are now full time instructors and travel ball coaches. Since retiring form active collegiate coaching they have committ…


Coach Prep - Base Running Checklist
Jul 10 • 25 min
Base running is an underutilized offensive weapon, We go over a base running checklist of how a base runner should react in certain situations. This is not something that can just be explained but must be practiced. A player with these skills can…
Discussion of anxiety and mental health issues with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jul 8 • 38 min
This is the interview segment of the weekly podcast. It covers anxiety and other mental issues that young people experience. We felt it was important enough that instead of breaking it into 2 parts, we would post the complete interview as a separate…
Equipment Tip / Corona Impact Update / Pulling Pitchers
Jul 8 • 47 min
This weeks episode has been split into 2 separate podcast downloads. This is the first part without an interview we did concerning anxiety and mental issues. We have our equipment tip of the week and a listener question. We follow with what has…
Coach Prep - Balance your schedule to maximize team development
Jul 3 • 16 min
The outcome of each game can be put in one of four categories. You play well and win, you play well and lose, you play poorly and win or you play poorly and lose. Evaluating your games helps you develop a schedule that will help optimize your teams…
What Age To Start Lessons / Visual Training Interview / Corona Impact Updates / Calling Pitches
Jul 1 • 70 min
Another episode packed with information for the fastpitch enthusiast. Listener question of how early can a player start lessons. Our mental tip of the week from Paige Tonz. And of course a discussion of the disruption of softball because of Corona. We…
Coach Prep - Coaches, you have to set conduct guidelines for players, coaches and parents.
Jun 26 • 16 min
This weeks episode is covering conduct issues that a couple of our listeners have encountered in tournaments lately. Verbal abuse should not be tolerated by anyone at a softball tournament. Let alone young players. Threats of physical violence is off…
Batting Practice Guidelines / Interview with the CEO of Pocket Radar / Corona Update / Use of Field Time
Jun 24 • 65 min
A listener asks a question for some guidelines to maximize Batting Practice. Latest Power Play from Paige Tonz. We have an interview with Steve Goody the CEO of Pocket Radar. He gives us an update of their product and how it can be used in the…
Coach Prep - A lineup is more than 1 - 9
Jun 19 • 17 min
This week we discuss the lineup. The goal of the lineup is for the team to have the best chance to win. It is not as simple as putting players in positions or batting order based upon a set formula. It is all about synergy. The whole is better than the…
Dealing with a shy player / Recruiting Tool / Corona Impact Update / Pickup Players
Jun 17 • 78 min
Our listener question this week is about dealing with a shy player. Paige Tonz of pagetonz.com provides her tip of the week. An interview with Ryan Taylor of SoftballBound which is an app that provides detailed information about colleges for use in the…
Coach Prep - Stop Yelling – I Can Hear You!
Jun 12 • 16 min
I have learned one very important thing in the last couple of years, I wish I had started writing a blog when I was still coaching.Why, you ask? I would be a much better coach than I was. I think I’ve learned more from writing these blogs than I’ve…
Weekly Corona Update - Camps & Showcases - Missing Practices - Dugout Etiquette
Jun 10 • 55 min
We have a listener question about having a pitching rubber they can take with them to practice at locations where there isn’t one. Our usual Corona update on the effects and changes that are being required. We discuss camps and showcases if the college…
Coach Prep - Guidelines When We Start Playing
Jun 5 • 17 min
We will have far more rules and guidelines that we will have to follow now that we are starting to play again. This week we focus on meetings or the lack of them. Team gatherings that routinely occur during the course of a game are going to be curtailed…
Coaching Vacancy - Impact of COVID-19 - Stalling in a Game - Building Your Schedule
Jun 3 • 51 min
A listener asks about taking over a team when the existing coaches have to leave due to changes brought about because of COVID-19. Again this week we discuss the latest changes to the softball community and the latest collegiate news brought about by…
Coach Prep - Initial Attitude Coming Back - Coaches its on us!
May 29 • 14 min
When we get to start playing again, there are going to be restrictions that are going to be inconvenient for all of us. Coaches you have to lead the way of not harping on them, but staying positive.
Mental Game Coach Interview - COVID 19 updates - Initial Practice Advice
May 27 • 72 min
Today we discuss a listener question of how to assist players who have been impacted financially by the pandemic. We have an interview with a mental game coach and our normal COVID-19 updates from youth softball through collegiate softball. Our coaching…
Coach Prep - College Coaches can’t come see us play, we have to substitute
May 22 • 19 min
College coaches may not be able to watch any games this summer. We know this to be true at least through June 30th. If we have established a connection with a coach we have to be able to give them something that can be a substitute. This year coaches…
COVID-19 Updates / Showcases? / Teams Folding / Coaches come back stronger
May 20 • 44 min
Of course COVID-19 guidelines are still the dominate issue with getting to play. We update with the latest news we have collected. Are Showcases really showcases if the college coaches can’t attend. We discuss ways for players to still interface with…
Coach Prep - Getting Back Into Practice
May 15 • 21 min
Starting practices back up will take some discipline. Bottom line is that the team that shows up for the first practice will not be the same team you saw the last time you were together, They will be at different levels of conditioning and muscle…
Impact of Corona Virus on the Softball World and Players Loss of Confidence
May 13 • 55 min
This week we start out with a “Did You Know” about the origin of softball. We give our equipment tip of the week. In response to a listener question we discuss the issues around whether college coaches will be conducting or attending camps this summer…
Coach Prep - Learning to Communicate
May 8 • 25 min
This week on Coach Prep we go over the Communication Pyramid we have created. Team and player to player communication starts from nothing in the beginning years and develops to something very sophisticated in older great teams. We equate the process of…
Equipment Tip - Warm Up Time - Corona Impact - Changes to Start Playing - Coaches Tip
May 6 • 60 min
We again present a piece of equipment that we use in our training. Click here to see the products that we like. A listener asked us to discuss “How long to warm up”. We give a Corona impact update and the effects it is having in cancelled events and how…
Coach Prep - Greatest Player Discussion and Their Characteristics
May 1 • 19 min
A listener wants to know our opinion on who is the greatest player. We answer that question which leads into a discussion of what are the characteristics of great players and the things that coaches can do to help develop those traits. Great players…
Everything Fastpitch - Update on Corona Effects, Summer Tournaments on or off, Team Names, & Coaching Tip
Apr 29 • 37 min
We have a very interesting Did You Know and an old school equipment tip. We continue to update you on the latest affects of the Corona Virus. We discuss whether the big summer tournaments will get played and a lighthearted look a team names. We finish…
Coach Prep - Managing Individual Awards within the team.
Apr 24 • 19 min
When individual players on your team receive an award, whether it be internal or from an external organization you have to handle it. Individual awards are great but they can have an impact on your team. Hurt feelings, discontent, etc. Coaches you must…
Everything Fastpitch - Great Listener Questions, NCAA update, Downtime Resources and Coaching Tip
Apr 22 • 50 min
We start off with our normal segments of “Did You Know”, “Products We Like” and great listener questions with a general topic of what should we expect from our players at various ages. The impact of the national shutdown on the NCAA is a continuing…
Coach Prep - Tools for the Coach / Parent
Apr 17 • 17 min
In this episode we go over two of the tools we have available via our web site. First of all we have a YouTube Channel with dozens of short drills covering all aspects of the game. And we have about 550 posts in our blog that covers everything from soup…
Everything Fastpitch - “The Everything Fastpitch Movie Night Spectacular!”
Apr 15 • 44 min
Well — maybe not spectacular but this weeks the coaches are talking favorite movies and recommendations during this quarantine. We’re also talking equipment, more on the NCAA ruling, and more remote training.
CoachPrep - Remote Training and Effective Communication
Apr 10 • 17 min
This week Coach Tory and Coach Don talk effective strategies for communicating with players during remote training and workout sessions.
Everything Fastpitch - “The Impact of the NCAA Decision to Extend Players an Extra Year of Eligibility”
Apr 8 • 60 min
In this week’s episode the coaches take a deep dive in to the affects the NCAA decision to extend eligibility will have. We also look at how recruiting is being affected, home training, and helicopter coaches.
CoachPrep - Coaching and Communication
Apr 3 • 21 min
This week the coaches talk strategies for effectively communicating to your team.
Everything Fastpitch - “We’re Going to Need to Wait Just a Little Longer for Olympic Softball”
Apr 1 • 52 min
This week the coaches talk about the postponement of the Olympic Games, We are also talking remote training, Didja Know, and the Long and Short term fixes for helping hitters.
CoachPrep - Carpe Diem! Recruiting Communication
Mar 28 • 23 min
This week the coaches discuss strategies for strengthening the lines of communication between players and potential schools they are interested in. This unexpected lull in many seasons has created opportunity to talk more with college coaches and the…
Everything Fastpitch - “Softball Homework”
Mar 25 • 49 min
Equipment Tip of the WeekDid You KnowListener QuestionTopic 1 - Handling the Challenges of the TimesTopic 2 - Softball HomeworkCoaching Tip of the Week
CoachPrep - Bat Size and Choosing the Right Bat
Mar 20 • 22 min
This week the coaches are talking bat size and choosing the right bat. Not every bat is made equal. Finding the right bat can sometimes be more of a process than you think!
Everything Fastpitch - “A Springtime Without Softball”
Mar 18 • 73 min
The staff at Everything Fastpitch is committed to delivering content to our listeners, even through this unprecedented time. This week the coaches talk NCAA World Series cancellation, and the NCAA rule change that could give those affected an…
CoachPrep - Pitching: How Much is Too Much?
Mar 15 • 21 min
This week the coaches sit down to talk pitching and how much is too much when it comes to the frequency you’re using your pitchers.
Everything Fastpitch - “Social Media Coaching & Coronavirus’ Effect on Athletics
Mar 11 • 50 min
In this week’s episode the coaches get back to the regular line up with our Shout-out, Gear Spotlight, and a Listener Question. In our topic section we talk Social Media coaching and the effects the current health situation has had on…
CoachPrep - Coaching Defense with Inexperienced Players
Mar 6 • 17 min
This week the coachers focus on our younger and less experienced players and strategies for coaching up their team defense.
Everything Fastpitch - “Coach Scott Whitlock Returns”
Mar 4 • 72 min
On our journey to episode 200 the coaches and staff get things back to normal with Shout-Outs, Player of the week, Coach Tips and everything else you’ve come to expect! The coaches also talk more with last week’s special guest Coach Scott…
CoachPrep - The Value of Scrimmaging
Feb 28 • 22 min
This week the coaches tackle a topic they have received from multiple coaches out there. What is the value of scrimmaging and the live batting practice that comes with it.
Everything Fastpitch - “The Everything Fastpitch 100th Episode Special”
Feb 26 • 67 min
We made it to 100 and we have YOU, the listeners to thank! What do we have in store for you this week? Listen in and find out. The coaches have kept this a secret until now and you are just one listen away from finding out. Again, from the EFP staff…
CoachPrep - Baserunning and the Art of Coaching it
Feb 21 • 27 min
In this week’s CoachPrep the coaches talk baserunning and the finer points of coaching every level of player.
Everything Fastpitch -“1 More Episode to 100! Where is the Base Path? Obstruction and Concussions”
Feb 19 • 55 min
In this week’s turn the coaches have a lot to cover. First, thank you Anchorage for the increased listenership! Our player of the week is a Breezy kinda girl, Sportneer is here to strengthen your forearms, and coach Tory and Coach Don give you the…
CoachPrep - Bunt Defense Part II: Taking it to the Next Level.
Feb 14 • 30 min
In this week’s eppy the coaches talk advanced strats for bunt defense and taking your team’s ability to effectively handle bunts to the next level.
Everything Fastpitch - “Coach is Gone… Now What? How to Handle a Coaching Change.”
Feb 13 • 60 min
In this week’s episode the coaches talk coaching changes, player of the week, gear spotlight and catch up with friend to the show Coach Reed to talk rule changes to pitching.
CoachPrep - Bunt Defense
Feb 7 • 25 min
In this week’s episode of CoachPrep the coaches are going through everything you need to know about Bunt Defense.
Everything Fastpitch - “Facemask Fallacy, Tagging Up Rule, The Importance of Hitting at a Tryout and More!”
Feb 5 • 48 min
Facemasks, Hitting, Didja Know, and More
CoachPrep - Explaining What You Want isn’t the Same Thing as Coaching
Jan 31 • 20 min
Stop Explainin’ and Start Coachin’
Everything Fastpitch - “The Ballpark Wagon, No Ties, NCAA Top 25 and More!”
Jan 29 • 55 min
Its a potpourri of Fastpitch topics all crammed in to 1 hour!
CoachPrep - The Double Play
Jan 24 • 21 min
Strategies for pulling off the double play
Everything Fastpitch - “Seeing the Game at the Highest Level Part II — The Olympians.”
Jan 22 • 47 min
HBP on the Hand, and Seeing the Olympians
CoachPrep - Coaching the Next Generation Player
Jan 18 • 28 min
Millenials, Zoomers, and Boomers Oh My!
Everything Fastpitch - “Catchphrase Communication”
Jan 15 • 53 min
Looking out for the catchers and breaking down those favorite catchphrases we all love to use.
CoachPrep - Take Them Out to the Ball-Game… Exposing Young Players to the College Game.
Jan 10 • 22 min
Showing Young Players What They Should Be Striving For.
Everything Fastpitch - “We Are Getting This New Year Started Right! We’re Talkiing Rules”
Jan 8 • 56 min
2020 is here and we’re ready to make things clear!
CoachPrep - Knowing the Rules of the Game.
Jan 3 • 28 min
Knowing the Rules
Everything Fastpitch - “The Final Episode — of the DECADE!”
Dec 31, 2019 • 55 min
The Last Episode of the Year!
CoachPrep - Practical Strategies for Practicing Indoors”
Dec 27, 2019 • 28 min
Practicing indoors when the weather outdoors isn’t cooperating
Everything Fastpitch - “Gifts for Coaches and a Listener Needs Advice on Practicing Indoors”
Dec 24, 2019 • 44 min
How to keep 132 12 year olds practicing effectively for 2 hours in a small indoor space.
CoachPrep - Defending the Slap
Dec 20, 2019 • 27 min
Defgending the Slap
Everything Fastpitch - “The Fastpitch Prep Coach Challenge”
Dec 18, 2019 • 53 min
The Fastpitch Prep Coach Challenge — Are YOU Up for It?
CoachPrep - Team Building Strategies
Dec 14, 2019 • 26 min
You have the ingredients — how do we mix it altogether to make the team a TEAM
Everything Fastpitch - “What to Give the Coach that has Everything? How About the Gift of Life?”
Dec 11, 2019 • 53 min
JUGZ pitching Machine Spotlight and First Aid
CoachPrep - Learning to be an Open Minded Coach
Dec 6, 2019 • 27 min
When THE WAY isn’t THE WAY.
Everything Fastpitch - “It is OK to be a Snowflake at the Plate”
Dec 4, 2019 • 57 min
Not all hitters and their styles are created equal
CoachPrep - On-Field Awareness: Do Your Players Know What To Do?
Nov 29, 2019 • 26 min
Helping your players be more aware of what is going on in the game could make the difference when the last out is made.
Everything Fastpitch - “You Don’t Need an Energy Drink to be a MONSTER”
Nov 27, 2019 • 51 min
Energy Drinks May be Doing More Harm than Good
CoachPrep - The Art of Bunting: Part 2
Nov 23, 2019 • 28 min
More about Bunting and the Importance of it
Everything Fastpitch - “Getting a Fresh Set of Eyes on the Situation”
Nov 20, 2019 • 54 min
Do I stay or do I Go? When is it time to Change Coaches?
CoachPrep - The ins and Outs of Bunting
Nov 15, 2019 • 27 min
Everything you wanted to know about bunting… and then some!
Everything Fastpitch - “Everything I Hate About …. Showcases!”
Nov 13, 2019 • 59 min
Know Before You Go.. How to Behave as a Pick-Up.
CoachPrep - Improving Hitters by Coaching Hitting at Practice
Nov 9, 2019 • 27 min
Doing Something Equals Learning Something. Practice is Where Coaches can be Most Effective
Everything Fastpitch - “Composite Bat Fact and Fiction and Getting Your Players on the Same Page”
Nov 6, 2019 • 57 min
This week is really — EVERYTHING Fastpitch! There is Something for Everyone in this Episode
CoachPrep - Coaching HItting In-Game vs Coaching Hitting at Practice
Nov 1, 2019 • 29 min
In-Game Strategies for Coaching HItting.
Everything Fastpitch - “The Transgender Athlete”
Oct 30, 2019 • 56 min
Do Transgender Athletes Have a Competitrive Edge in Women’s Athletics?
CoachPrep - Being an Effective Middle-Man: Working with College Coaches to Helkp Your Players
Oct 25, 2019 • 26 min
How to best help your p;layers during the recruiting process when it comes to working with college coaches
Everything Fastpitch - “What You Need to Know About Fall Recruiting”
Oct 23, 2019 • 67 min
Fall Recruiting
CoachPrep: The Pitching Staff: Making the Right Decisions and Getting the Most Out of Your Pitcher
Oct 18, 2019 • 28 min
The Fine Art of Calling Pitches
Everything Fastpitch - “Goal Setting and the Fair Pay to Play Act”
Oct 16, 2019 • 66 min
Fair Pay to Play?
CoachPrep: Setting Your Line-Up
Oct 11, 2019 • 32 min
Setting your line-up with offense and defense in mind.
Everything Fastpitch - “Episode 80, Off-Season Conditioning, and Base Bandits”
Oct 9, 2019 • 66 min
Pitchers, Catchers, and Base Bandits. The Club K Spinner is in the Spotlight this Week!
CoachPrep: Cut-offs and Relays
Oct 4, 2019 • 41 min
Hitting the cut-off and how to set up the relay
Everything Fastpitch - “Rundowns and the Affordability of Youth Sports”
Oct 2, 2019 • 61 min
Rundowns and Flexiballs
CoachPrep: Episode 1. We HATE Free Bases — Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About 1st & 3rd Plays
Sep 27, 2019 • 33 min
Why 2nd shouldn’t be a gimme when you have runners on 1st and 3rd.
Everything Fastpitch - “Rundowns, Breaking Out of a Slump, Getting Your Bench Into the Game, and the Clincher Softball”
Sep 25, 2019 • 65 min
CoachPrep is Coming Friday, Rundowns, Slumps, and Clincher Softballs.
Everything Fastpitch - “The Parental Mental Game, Basrunning Obligations, and the G Tee”
Sep 19, 2019 • 63 min
The Parental mental Game, Gear Talk, and Coaching Tips
Everything Fastpitch - “Warming Up or Working Out”
Sep 11, 2019 • 60 min
Warming up or Working Out?
Everything Fastpitch - “Getting Defensive - THE SEQUEL: The Outfield and The Importance of the Pre-Game Talk”
Sep 4, 2019 • 60 min
Outfield Defensive Strategies, Gear Tips, Coach Tips, and More!
Everything Fastpitch - “UPDATED EPISODE! Listener Mailbag Episode! Selecting the Right Team and How to Keep a Good Thing Going”
Aug 30, 2019 • 56 min
Listener mailbag episode!
Everything Fastpitch - “How Championship Teams Should Act”
Aug 22, 2019 • 59 min
“Want to be a Champ? Act like One.”
Everything Fastpitch - “Recruiting from Canada and Scouting for Opponents”
Aug 14, 2019 • 64 min
Gerring recruited, scouting, and pitch calling
Everything Fastpitch - “We’re Doubling Up This Week! Two Coaching Tips and Two Listener Generated Topics”
Aug 7, 2019 • 59 min
What to do when your team just isn’t getting along….
Everything Fastpitch - “Listener Questions & Push Back from Coach Tory’s Comments!”
Aug 1, 2019 • 69 min
Coach Tory gets called to the carpet!
Everything Fastpitch - “Recruiting and Tryouts”
Jul 24, 2019 • 67 min
Recruiting, Tryouts, and Handling Pressure
Everything Fastpitch - “Reminiscing on Colorado and Nationals”
Jul 17, 2019 • 59 min
Colorado and Nationals
Everything Fastpitch - “The Colorado Experience”
Jul 10, 2019 • 68 min
Showcasing yourself in the thin mountain air of Colorado!
Everything Fastpitch - “Does Attitude Matter During Recruiting? ABSOLUTELY!”
Jul 3, 2019 • 65 min
Chinese-Taipei, Attitude and Successful Private Lessons Begin With the Parents.
Everything Fastpitch - “Framing and Showcase First Impressions”
Jun 26, 2019 • 45 min
Framing and Good Impressions
Everything Fastpitch - “What is the Foul Line, The Transfer Portal, and Helping a Batter Match Mental Strike Zone to Reality”
Jun 19, 2019 • 56 min
Mail Bag, Player of the Week, and Coaching Strategies
Everything Fastpitch - “Coach Went to the WCWS — Sort of. Mailbag, coaching Tips and More!”
Jun 12, 2019 • 58 min
WCWS, Questions and Tips
Everything Fastpitch - “This Episode is All About the Listener Mail-Bag!”
Jun 5, 2019 • 69 min
MAIL CALL!!
Everything Fastpitch - “Hot Bats, Body Control at the Plate”
May 29, 2019 • 56 min
This week’s episode is heavy on the hitting topics — come take a swing!
Everything Fastpitch - “#WCWS Elite Eight. Breaking Down the Women’s College World Series”
May 29, 2019 • 24 min
WCWS
Everything Fastpitch - “Tired of Getting Slapped? We’ve Got Strategies For You!”
May 22, 2019 • 59 min
Learn how to shut down those pesky Slappers.
Everything Fastpitch - “Super Regionals Are Set! OurBracket Breakdown is Here”
May 21, 2019 • 38 min
Regional Roundup and Super Regional Breakdown
Everything Fastpitch - “Listener Mailbag and Mixin’ Up the Practice Routine”
May 15, 2019 • 65 min
Batters - BE AGGRESSIVE & Shake Up That Stale Practice Routine
Everything Fastpitch - “NCAA Women’s College World Series Bracket Breakdown!”
May 13, 2019 • 48 min
Breaking Down the WCWS Tournament
Everything Fastpitch - “You Asked For It. We Name a Duck Player of the Week.”
May 8, 2019 • 52 min
Ducks, Leaders, Base Stealers, and Getting Ready for the NCAAWCWS!
Everything Fastpitch - “What is More Important for a Successful Program? Coaching or Players?”
May 1, 2019 • 55 min
Chicken or the Egg — the Coach or the Player?
Everything Fastpitch - “Oregon Beats #1, Kinley Johnson Returns to the Field, and Practice Drills”
Apr 24, 2019 • 48 min
Ducks Make Bears Cr and Protecting Your Nails During Prom Season.
Everything Fastpitch - “College Softball Roundup and Look Good, Feel Good?”
Apr 18, 2019 • 46 min
What Does Everything Fastpitch and Deion Sanders Have in Comon? Listen to Find Out!
Everything Fastpitch - “PotW Beth McCulley of TN Tech, Why Front Toss is Your Friend, and Double Play Drills”
Apr 11, 2019 • 66 min
Player of the Week, Lots of Topics and Coaching Tip of the Week.
Everything Fastpitch - “Coach McGinnis Talks Tornado Aftermath, a Year Later. When You’re at the Park — Just Don’t”
Apr 3, 2019 • 59 min
Head Coach Jana McGinnis talks about the recovery taking place at JSU.
Everything Fastpitch - “Interview With Jax State Head Jana McGinnis and Do You Know THE SYSTEM?”
Mar 27, 2019 • 51 min
Catching up with Coach McGinnis and make sure you check your stinky batting gloves before your flight
Everything Fastpitch - “Portland, Oregon and Danielle Gibson, WE SALUTE YOU!”
Mar 20, 2019 • 54 min
The Home Run Cycle, Metal Cleats, and Recruiting Videos
Everything Fastpitch - “50th Episode Extravaganza!
Mar 13, 2019 • 65 min
It is the 50th Episode! The Coaches are ready to celebrate
How Fast is Fast and Bunting is Really Cool. No, Seriously. It is!
Mar 6, 2019 • 45 min
Good Kids, Fast Times, and Bunting
Rain Rain.. GO. AWAY.
Feb 27, 2019 • 47 min
Rainy Day Interview and Shout-Out
Everything Fastpitch - Instructor Roundtable & Ballpark Lingo
Feb 20, 2019 • 52 min
Instructor Pow-wow and What doesd THAT mean!??!
Everything Fastpitch - Coach Deb Sonnenberg is Back Talking Olympics and a New Segment
Feb 13, 2019 • 53 min
Olympics, Shpout Put, Questions and Tips
Everything Fastpitch - Coach Deb Sonnenberg is Back to Talk Recruiting Changes
Feb 6, 2019 • 53 min
Recruiting Changes and Girls of Gwinnet
Everything Fastpitch - The Transfer Portal. The Gift that Keeps on Giving.
Feb 1, 2019 • 42 min
More Transfer Portal Fallout, Player of the Week, and Coaching Tip.
Everything Fastpitch - Make An Impression or Go Home.
Jan 23, 2019 • 37 min
Get Noticed At Camp
Everything Fastpitch - National Team News and Mercer Head Coach Stephanie DeDeFeo
Jan 17, 2019 • 43 min
US National Team Selectrions
Everything Fastpitch - Holiday Camp Roundup & Interview with Coach Kassie Stanfill
Jan 10, 2019 • 44 min
Holiday Canp, Austin Peay and Being a Better Hitter Cont’d.
Everything Fastpitch - Breaking In That New Glove and Do YOUR Batting Gloves Smell Like Hits?
Jan 2, 2019 • 27 min
Maintenance, Smells From the Park, and Posture
Everything Fastpitch - The Grinch That Stole Recruiting
Dec 26, 2018 • 45 min
Recruiting, Local Interview and Swing Tip
Everything Fastpitch - What a Girl Wants… For CHRISTMAS.
Dec 19, 2018 • 46 min
Everything a Player Could Want for Christmas
Everything Fastpitch - Transfer Rule discussion, Gift Ideas for that Coach in Your Life and More!
Dec 12, 2018 • 32 min
Transfer rul;e fallout and gift ideas for coach!
Everything Fastpitch - BATMEN! What is Fastpitch Prep All About?
Dec 5, 2018 • 51 min
Bat Tech and Off Season Training
Men Play Fastpitch,.. WAI! WHAT?! Winter Training is Here, Get a Leg Up On The Competition
Nov 28, 2018 • 44 min
Men’s Fastpitch and Winter (training) Is Here.
Everything Fastpitch - The THANKSGIVING Episode
Nov 23, 2018 • 55 min
Thanksgiving!
Everything Fastpitch - You Won A Showcase Tournament, But Did You SHOWCASE Your Players?
Nov 21, 2018 • 44 min
Showcasing Your Players, Not Your Coaching Skill
Everything Fastpitch - New Transfer Rules - A Recruiting Do-Ver or a Good Thing For College Softball?
Nov 14, 2018 • 39 min
New NCAA Transfer Rules Deep Dive
Everything Fastpitch - The Coaches DISAGREE! Columbus Needs an Update, & Showcase Tip.
Nov 7, 2018 • 42 min
GHSA, Columbus, Temporary Fence rant, Pitcher Overuse, and Showcases
Everything Fastpitch - Where Should You Stand in the Box? Coach Tip and Interview with Piedmon College Head Coach Terry Martin
Oct 31, 2018 • 38 min
Coach Terry Martin Interview, Coach Tip from Coach Don, and Where to Stand
Everything Fastpitch - Practice Like You Mean it, Interview With Coach Don and a Tip of the Week.
Oct 24, 2018 • 55 min
Shout Out, Tip, Practice Discussion and an Interview
When Fastpitch Gets it Right
Oct 17, 2018 • 38 min
Fastpitch Taking Care of Their Own, Coach Tory Interview, and Tip of the Week
Everything Fastpitch - SUPERSIZED! Shoutouts, Sliding, Coach Deb Sonnenberg and Tip of the Week!”
Oct 10, 2018 • 83 min
Our biggest episode to date! Shoutouts, Player of the Week, Coach Deb Sonnenberg, and Tip of the Week!
“Everything Fastpitch Returns! PotW Kinlee Johnson, Affect the Game, Coach Tips and Mini Pigs”
Oct 3, 2018 • 27 min
PotW, Affecting the Game, and Coach Tory’s Tip
Everything Fastpitch - “FPP Player of the Week, Get Ready Finale - PRESSURE, Interview with Coach Schnute, Coach Tory’s Tip of the Week!”
Aug 10, 2018 • 46 min
FPP Player of the Week, Get Ready Finale - PRESSURE, Interview with Coach Schnute, Coach Tory’s Tip of the Week
Everything Fastpitch - “ShoutOut News, Get Ready - You Versus Mother Nature, Interview with Coach Marshall of Frirecrackers, and Coach Don’s Tip”
Aug 2, 2018 • 38 min
“ShoutOut News, Get Ready - You Versus Mother Nature, Interview with Coach Marshall of Frirecrackers, and Coach Don’s Tip”
Everything Fastpitch - “Get Ready Pt 4, Interview with Coach Graham from Tennessee Tech, Hey Coach and Tory’s Tip of the Week!”
Jul 26, 2018 • 49 min
Get Ready Pt 4, Interview with Coach Graham from Tennessee Tech, Hey Coach and Tory’s Tip of the Week
Everything Fastpitch - “Get Ready Pt 3, Andrea Browning Interview, Triple Crown Controversy, Coach Don’s Tip of the Week!”
Jul 18, 2018 • 57 min
Get Ready Pt 3, Andrea Browning Interview, Triple Crown Controversy, Coach Don’s Tip of the Week!
Everything Fastpitch - “Get Ready pt2 - Scouting, Interview with Chap Greene, and Coach Tory’s Tip of the Week”
Jul 11, 2018 • 53 min
“Get Ready pt2 - Scouting, Interview with Chap Greene, and Coach Tory’s Tip of the Week”
Everything Fastpitch - “Getting Warmed Up, Claudia Cooper Interview, Hey Coach, and Coach Don’s Hitting Tip of the Week!”
Jul 4, 2018 • 58 min
Getting Warmed Up, Claudia Cooper Interview, Hey Coach, and Coach Don’s Hitting Tip of the Week!
Everything Fastpitch - “Are You One of THOSE Parents? 3 New Interviews & This Week’s Coach Tory Tip!”
Jun 27, 2018 • 60 min
“Are You One of THOSE Parents? 3 New Interviews & This Week’s Coach Tory Tip!”
Everything Fastpitch - “Are You Doing Everything it Takes to be a Complete Player? Plus Interviews and Coach Don has a Hitting Tip!”
Jun 20, 2018 • 73 min
Are You Doing Everything it Takes to be a Complete Player? Plus Interviews and Coach Don has a Hitting Tip!
Everythng Fastpitch - “WCWS Aftermath, Lauren Bennett and Coach Donley Canary Interviews, and Hitting Tip of the Week”
Jun 13, 2018 • 65 min
WCWA Aftermath, Lauren Bennett and Coach Donley Canary Interviews, and Hitting Tip of the Week
Everything Fastpitch - “WCWS Prediction Show - The Finale!”
May 31, 2018 • 13 min
WCWS Prediction Show - The Finale
Everything Fastpitch - “Boys vs Girls and Hitting Pet Peeves!”
May 30, 2018 • 49 min
Boys vs Girls and Pet Peeves
Everything Fastpitch - “Super Regional Prediction Show”
May 24, 2018 • 21 min
Coach Tory’s Super Regional Prediction Show!
Everything Fastpitch - “Selection Sunday Breakdown / Thanks, but No Thanks!”
May 23, 2018 • 56 min
“Selection Sunday Breakdown”
Everything Fastpitch - “WCWS Regional Prediction Show!”
May 17, 2018 • 33 min
“EFP WCWS Regional Prediction Show”
Everything Fastpitch - “Bigger and Stronger is Better, Hey Coach, and How They Got Here”
May 9, 2018 • 76 min
“Bigger and Stronger is Better, Hey Coach, and How They Got Here”
Everything Fastpitch - “Do You Like Me? Check Yes or No, What is Your Relationship with Your Swing, and HEY COACH!
May 2, 2018 • 65 min
They Love Me, They Love me Not — Are You Ready to Break Up with Your Swing — HEY COACH!
Everything Fastpitch - “Specialization and Where are the Practice Balls??”
Apr 25, 2018 • 39 min
Specialization and Missing Practice Balls
Everything Fastpitch - “New NCAA Recruiting Rules”
Apr 23, 2018 • 48 min
“The Death of Early Recuiting! Maybe..
Everything Fastpitch - BONUS - “Practice Pitfalls and Practice Strategies”
Apr 13, 2018 • 58 min
In this bonus episode Coach Tory and Coach Don talk practice pitfalls and strategies for bringing new life to stale practice norms.
Everything Fastpitch - “The Fallacy of Earning a Scholarship, Camps, and Questions
Apr 11, 2018 • 70 min
In this weeks episode the coaches continue talking misconceptions, the differences in camps, and a user questions about who to listen to!
Everything Fastpitch - “Full Rides, The FBI, and Gettin’ Energized!”
Apr 4, 2018 • 68 min
The Misconceptions about Full Rides, the impact of the FBI on the NCAA, and keeping your energy up
Everything Fastpitch - “What is a Prospect, No Softball!? and Listener Question”
Mar 28, 2018 • 58 min
“What is a Prospect, No Softball!? and Listener Question”
Everything Fastpitch - “Recuuiting is a Beauty Contest”
Mar 21, 2018 • 52 min
How Recruiting Can Sometimes Seem Like a Beauty Contest
Everything Fastpitch - “Misconceptions, Showcases and Gloves”
Mar 14, 2018 • 59 min
Common Misconceptions in the Recuring Process, Showcases, and Gloves
Everything Fastpitch - “Early Recruiting”
Feb 28, 2018 • 67 min
You’ve heard the term “Early Recruiting” but what is it? Find out in this episode!