We have posted our drills for the week today in our Training & Videos section.     Bob Germano, NJ Vipers www.northjerseyvipers.com Rgermano22@aol.com 201-697-9834 #weareeverywhere Follow Us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook @realnjvipers Twitter NorthJerseyVipersSoftball on Instagram

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Wall Drill.  Allows you to focus on your rotation and hip turn.  Hints… back foot slightly turned in pull your hands in drive your back knee/hip towards the pitcher Head Down Use an old bat!   Bucket Drill.  I like the way they break this down… Left foot should end up even with ball at…

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The best hitters should have a two-strike approach that differs from their 1 strike or no strike count: Choke up and shorten up on the swing. The two-strike swing is a protective, put-it-in-play type swing, especially with runners on base. Make the defense handle the ball, get runners in and as I say all the…

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This is a transitional time of year…some players/teams/coaches enjoy some down time while others like to stay in rhythm and continue on.  We leave this to each team and coach to manage themselves. Having said that, the practice reps in December should be relatively easy and at a slower pace.  Have fun and keep the…

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https://www.mlb.com/video/martinez-ejected-after-turner-out   I sent the below to my team this morning.  This is one of the worst calls I have seen made in a long time.  Number one, the rule is flawed to allow the runner to be called out.  Number two, Guriel got bailed out on this; he failed to make a fundamental play…

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I came across this searching for something and believe it to be something beneficial to post here.  Hope our families and coaches find this of value as well. – Bob Germano The Rules For Softball Parents The Rules For Softball Parents Written By Renee Ferguson Ah! Select softball parents, you’ve got to love them! They all…

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The below is a message we received from Viper alumnus Lauren Naveo.  Lauren played for us for 3 years and is a graduate of Dumont HS, Class of 2018.  Sharing here so that our players and parents can see how seriously we take our role with our players and preparing them not only for softball,…

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