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Softball Travel Insurance

If you are seeking an adrenaline rush during your vacation beyond exploring the sights and new cuisine, playing a sport can certainly boost your endorphins. A game of softball in a beautiful landscape can lift your mood and healthily channel your competitiveness.

But beware—as with all sports, softball exposes you to several risks of injuries.

Whether you are a pitcher or a batter, your safety comes first. Hence, make sure you have softball travel insurance before you play.

Activity

The goal of a softball game is to score as many runs as possible. Players from the batting team aim to hit the ball with the bat and run around an infield with four bases without being called “out”. The pitching team players aim to knock out the batting team as quickly as possible. A run is scored once the batter has run around the bases of the infield without being called “out”. At the end of the game, the winner is the team with the most runs.

There are two types of softball games: slow-pitch and fast-pitch.

In a soft-pitch softball:

  • There are 10 players on the field
  • Each team plays 7 innings
  • Windmill pitching is not used

In a fast-pitch softball:

  • There are 9 players
  • Each team plays 9 innings
  • Full windmill pitching is used to deliver the ball

Additionally, there are other rules to differentiate slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball.

Softball is a popular sport played in over 100 countries by young and adult men and women.

Risks

Softball is a game that requires vigorous strength and stamina along with a good strategy.

You might wonder what harm softball could do. Don’t be fooled by the name “softball”. The modern version of softball uses a much harder ball than when the sport was first established. It also uses a much larger ball than baseball.

There are always possible chances of sustaining an accident or injury while playing softball. The areas that are most susceptible to softball injuries are:

  • Shoulders: This is the most common area for injury because of the strength used while pitching and batting.
  • Elbows: Similar to the shoulder, pitching and batting also utilize the movement of the elbow.
  • Hands and Wrists: Softball can cause serious injuries to your hands and wrists while catching, falling, or colliding.
  • Backs: Pitchers and catchers are prone to back injuries.
  • Knees: Knee injuries can result from running or sudden changes in movement.

Some of the injuries faced while playing softball include:

  • Frozen shoulder
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Shoulder separation
  • Inflammation of the joint sac
  • Tennis elbow
  • Wrist sprains
  • Finger fractures
  • Low back pain
  • Back muscle strain
  • Torn knee
  • Ankle sprains

Don’t be flabbergasted looking at the list of injuries. You should not suppress your love for the sport of softball. Instead, take control over the risk of softball injuries by opting for softball travel insurance.

Travel Insurance

Travelling is a necessity rather than a luxury.

Hazardous sports travel insurance helps you protect your financial health against an unforeseen accidents or injuries that can occur during your trip. Enjoy the game with peace of mind with a dependable softball travel insurance plan.

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