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"The shortest distance between two bases is a straight line." It's the coach's job to get softball players down that line and around the next base. In this softball coaching segment on Base Running, Head Coach Marla Townsend, discusses basic base running skills and techniques for coaching 3rd base. Good communication with base runners is one key to successfully coaching from the field.

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"It's a softball players job to get on the base," says Coach Marla Townsend, Head Softball Coach for the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Sliding is one skill that will help players do just that. Coach discusses Sliding techniques in this softball video set. It's not just knowing HOW to slide correctly, it's also knowing WHEN to slide (and when not to). Coach discusses the need to incorporate sliding into your softball practice, minimizing injury, reading the defense, and describes various slides as they're demonstrated in different game situations.

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Running the bases is one of the most overlooked aspects of softball (and baseball too). Coach Miller covers the fine points of base running in this series from the feet to eyes!

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