A Championship Softball Off-Season

I thought it appropriate to reblog this post today.

Paige Parker, pitcher for the University of Oklahoma softball team, won a NCAA National Championship yesterday. I ran this post three years ago during the off-season after Paige and her Truman HS teammates (led by Coach Amy Broughton) won the Missouri State HS championship.

On a side note… Coach Amy Broughton was in attendance at OU’s championship contest yesterday!

You Can Do More!

pat softballThe Truman Softball Team, led by head coach Amy Jackson Broughton was Missouri State 5-A Champions in 2012 and have one of the top pitchers in the country (Paige Parker) and 6 other starters returning for the 2013 campaign. Rather than rest on their laurels, these players and their coach are attacking their off-season program. Nearly all are, or have been, in the advanced strength and conditioning class at our school. Coach Broughton has her squad stay after school 3 days a week where they supplement the in class lifting they do with a variety of interesting athletic activities and challenges. Her focus is developing faster, quicker, and more explosive athletes- the same qualities we all are looking to develop.

In the workout that I am highlighting today, Coach Broughton’s emphasis was on Flexibility, Balance, and PostureYes Posture!

Coach Broughton took a cue from the University of…

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