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!
The 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 Posture – Yes Posture!
Coach Broughton took a cue from the University of…
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