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  • 25
    Mar

    Slowpitch clinic is received with enthusiasm in Switzerland

    An ESF Slowpitch Clinic, delivered at the Wittenbach Baseball and Softball Club near St Gallen, Switzerland by trainers from the British Softball Federation on March 19-20 was received with great enthusiasm by around 20 current and prospective slowpitch players.

  • 25
    Mar

    Update on BSUK Point System for supporting clubs and leagues

    In March last year, BaseballSoftballUK introduced a system that assigned a member of staff to every baseball club and softball league in the country, known as the Point Person system.  With staff changes and new clubs and leagues being formed, click through for an updated list of Point Person assignments for the 2011 season.

  • 25
    Mar

    Combat slowpitch clinicians to visit Britain and Ireland under ESF-ASA agreement

    Top-level slowpitch player/coaches representing the bat manufacturer Combat Sports will spend 10 days in Great Britain and Ireland in May under an agreements between the ESF and the American Amateur Softball Association (ASA) to help softball development in Europe.

  • 25
    Mar

    Restarting the GB Under-19 Men’s Team: a personal journey

    Stan Doney describes the path that led to the resurrection of the GB Junior (Under-19) Men’s Team programme and the team’s first appearance in a European Championship since 2004.

  • 24
    Mar

    London Fastpitch Softball League to expand to 12 teams and two divisions this year

    The London Fastpitch Softball League, which began in its current form last year with just five teams, is expanding to 12 adult teams and two divisions in 2011. Division 1 will consist of three men’s and three women’s teams while Division 2 will have six co-ed teams.

  • 22
    Mar

    Sportivate to provide sporting opportunities for teenagers and young adults

    A new Sport England initiative called Sportivate will give young people aged between 14 and 25 the chance to receive six-to-eight weeks of coaching in a sport of their choice and will support them to continue playing sport in their community after the coaching period ends.

  • 15
    Mar

    Record Numbers at Academy Softball session

    Record numbers of players and coaches attended the most recent Academy Softball session on Saturday, March 5 at Upper Heyford, bolstered by a bus-load of girls from Coventry who were trying out the Academy for the very first time.

  • 15
    Mar

    BSUK Tournament to take a sabbatical in 2011

    BSUK Events Manager Jason Greenberg explains why the organisation has decided not to run the BSUK Tournament in 2011, but will look to bring it back in 2012 with a stronger development focus. Meanwhile, BSUK is still running and supporting a host of other events.

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