Dressing up for a better softball game experience

February 26, 2013 | Author: | Posted in sports

Regardless of whether you or your kids are getting ready for a softball or baseball practice or softball or baseball game, there are certain things you or your children should do. They are there to protect players and provide an enjoyable experience for all.
1. Wear your uniform: If you going to play a game, All Sports Uniforms are required by rules and regulations of the game. If you are not wearing a uniform that is consistent with the other players of your team, the umpire could kick you out of the game. But if you are just getting ready for practice, you may not be required to wear a uniform. If this is the case, wear softball jerseys and a girls softball pants that are comfortable.

2. Pay attention to the weather: Weather plays a major role in practice as well as during games. Depending on your local weather conditions, you may need to wear warm cloths underneath your uniform for games and volleyball jerseys may be allowed for practice. Even for practice, cold weather will require additional clothing. Don’t try to fight the weather be prepared for it.

3. Wear your sliders: Sliders are those tight leggings that protect your upper leg from bruising and other marks that affect the look of your legs. Basketball players wear them for additional support for their leg muscles. For girls, they should have added paddings on either side to protection as well as for comfort and should wear under girls softball pants.

4. Tuck in your shirt all around: It is not just for your protection, it is also the rule that you tuck in your softball jerseys. The umpire could ask you to properly tuck in your shirt if you are only paying attention to the front of your shirt. For practice you may even wear volleyball jerseys.

5. Make sure to wear proper and securely tied cleats: Among many forms of cleats available in the market, you need non-metal cleats for your softball game. Since they are your shoes, they should fit your feet. Make sure to tie them properly so that it support your feet.

6. Glove: Your glove should be already break in and fits your hand. There are many ways to season a new glove before using it. Many stores will help you to get it seasoned including use of oil to fit your hand.

7. Don’t forget softball socks: It is there to give your team an identifier as well as to protect your lower leg. They are also part of All Sport Uniforms.

8. Do not wear jewelry: Remove all jewelry before the game. Non-removable pieces should be covered with tapes for your protection.

9. Wear a knee pad if necessary: They are there for your protection.

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