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Improving Your Softball Hitting

A solo practitioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Geoffrey Scovil practices habeas corpus law through his legal office and as a contractor for the State of New Mexico Public Defender Department. In his free time, Geoffrey Scovil maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys playing softball in Albuquerque.

When working to improve your softball hit, a good place to start is with your grip. Having the wrong grip can play a significant role in how well you hit a softball. Ideally, pressure is applied with your fingers and not your palms. You control the swing using your bottom hand while providing loose support using your top hand. If you want more control, you can grip the bat higher up, but this usually results in a decrease in power. To get the most power behind your swings, hold the bat relatively high up so that your elbows point down and face your target. Keeping your hands roughly 4 inches away from your body also gives you ample room to complete the swing.

If your grip and hand positions…

The Many Ways to Support Outpost Productions

Geoffrey Scovil has practiced as an attorney in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for nearly two decades. Beyond providing legal support to his Albuquerque community, Geoffrey Scovil supports the Outpost Performance Space, a nonprofit music and arts space that presents a wide range of musical performances and maintains several community programs.

Donating to the Outpost Performance Space and Outpost Productions organization is a one-time way of showing support. Donations are tax deductible and welcome at any time throughout the year. Additionally, Outpost mails donation requests in June and December. Donations can be made by phone, email, online, or in person, and donors can earmark funds for specific concerts or programs. Supporters also have the option to provide recurring donations in the form of membership dues. Membership costs range from $25 to $575 and include such benefits as ticket discounts, newsletters, and member-only events.

Beyond monetary donations, Outpost welcomes support in t…