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Baseball and Fast Pitch Softball Blog

Read about many different baseball and fastpitch softball topics.

Enjoyed by players and coaches alike, the Building Rome Series blog is rapidly growing and becoming a great free source of information.

Hitting Fundamentals and Drills Blog

The real “art” of coaching hitters is to know when to let things be and come back to them later, when to experiment with a change, and when to insist on a change.


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Fastpitch Softball Blog

Everything specific to fastpitch softball: slapping, hitting rise balls, windmill pitching, short game, defense, baserunning, strategy, and more.


Fastpitch Softball

Hitting Debates Blog

Senators comprise a group of respected players, coaches, and sports scientists elected by the Roman citizens. The purpose of the Roman Senate is to review and debate contending strategies and viewpoints. The Roman Senate seeks to raise knowledge to beget increased success. After each debate, the Senate issues a ruling.  The ruling contains recommendations, proclaiming increases in power or productivity.


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Team Games Blog

Enjoy these productive and fun offensive and defensive games.



Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Swing Analytics Blog

Swing analytics are a diagnostic tool and a progress report for continual improvement.


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Mental Approach to Hitting Blog

It’s not all about mechanics! There is a lot of time to think; then, reactions must be automatic.


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Beginning Hitting Blog

Do you wonder how I should guide my beginning hitter when they start to learn to hit? What are the first steps? How do I keep them from developing bad habits?


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Swing Fixes Blog

Philosophy can be defined as “a set of ideas about how to do something or how to live.” (Merriam-Webster, 2015) As the developing hitter progresses through the construction of their “Rome,” Philosopher Lessons provide ideas for making swing fixes.



Baseball and Fastpitch Softball

Strength and Conditioning Blog

The ability to develop and maintain strength, power, speed and acceleration throughout the season is not only significant to the performance and success of baseball and fastpitch softball players, but it is also essential for keeping players injury-free.


Baseball and Fastpitch Softball