Author: Tory Acheson

Prime Time Wisdom

Deion Sanders was one of the most electrifying athletes we have ever seen. Being talented enough to play baseball in the majors, he was also

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Lou Said What?

Lou Holtz is one of the most successful college football coaches ever. When he finished his coaching career, he headed into broadcasting and reached a

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Money’s Worth, Part Two

In part one, we talked about how the expense of fastpitch softball and travel ball in particular has changed the way people evaluate their roles

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Slow And Steady

Hitting is kind of a complex skill. Many of us spend hours and hours working with hitters trying to help them improve and ultimately try

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Dance, Dance?

Okay, so we all know I am a crabby old coach who spends a lot of time yelling at the clouds and telling kids to

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Money’s Worth

Someone asked me the other day what is the biggest change I have seen in the game of fastpitch. Now I have been in and

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The Eyes Have It

If you had a dollar for every time you heard someone tell a hitter to “keep your eye on the ball,” you would be able

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Little Things

I have the great opportunity to work with a lot of different teams and different coaches. During these practices and games I get to learn

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Never Give Up

Jim Valvano made this statement famous in his heartrending speech at the ESPY’s which still makes me cry every time I see the replay. He

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Keep Grinding

There are a bunch of variations of this statement that coaches all around the world are using to remind their players to keep working hard.

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