College softball pitchers, pitch anywhere from 50mph to about 70mph. But 70mph is about the fastest.
In softball, the ball is bigger. Baseball pitchers pitch the ball overhand while softball pitchers pitch underhand. Baseball is more of a boys sport and softball is generally more for girls.
Softball has girls playing. Baseball has boys playing. The softball is 2 as big as a baseball. Girl Pitchers pitch underarm boy pitchers pitch over hand.
College fastpitch pitchers average in the 70s. MLB players pitch in the 90s and occassionly top 100mph.
Softball pitchers pitch from 43 feet, while baseball pitchers pitch from 60.5 feet. Therefore, A 65 mph softball pitch is equivalent to a 91 mph baseball pitch. Each reaction time is approx .45 seconds.
50 feet for slow pitch softball, 46 feet for fast pitch.
Now 43 ft
Well, if you are in Fast Pitch- 40 feet
40 feet in most states. In College and for some Hich schools it is 43 feet.
According to the National Softball Association rulebook, Women's Adult Slow Pitch Divisions shall have a pitching distance of 53 feet.
There is no height difference. A softball mound is not raised like a baseball mound.
You can only take one step during a softball pitch. Most pitchers take a "leap" instead of a step to maximize the velocity of the ball. Pitchers aim for a 5 foot leap when they are pitching.
It depends on the league. In 10U softball it is 35 ft, in 12U it is 40ft, and in high school and college level, it is 43 ft.
It will nullify the look back rule but other than that nothing happens.
It varys, I play in a 12u league and we pitch from 40 feet but I'm sure in higher league(high school, college, etc.) they pitching mounds will be further away
For softball here is the distance for all age levels from themound to the plate. Ages 7-9: 30 feet Ages 10-12: 35 feet Ages 13- Highschool: 40 feet College level pitchers: 43 feet Men's League Fast Pitch is 46 feet
To be a decent softball pitcher it could take 3-4 years to pitch a softball. Fastpitch that is. The ball is bigger and weighs more than a baseball. The wind up is tricky. Most pitchers that I know have to practice their pitching around 3 to 4 days a week.
There are several online websites that sell training videos for softball pitchers. Youtube also offers some good softball training videos.