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Learn to slide properly. Whether it is a head first slide or a feet first slide, the slide is a play that can potentially injure a player if not done properly. Cuts, bruises, jammed fingers and wrists are only some of the injuries that can occur without proper technique. If you have not been schooled in sliding, go to a camp that will teach you the proper way. This will prevent injuries throughout your career.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|