Soupy coming along.
I actually cut into one last weekend because it had a bad spot:
It was still pretty raw in the middle. The hard part is trying to get them to dry uniformly throughout. I brought over a humidifier today to try to slow down the drying process and give it time to even out.
Also, more 19th century catching practice:
You can tell Tony is a more experienced catcher, teacher and coach than me by the way he gives feedback after every pitch. I'm setting up higher with my feet closer together this week, and I think it is an improvement.
I watched a lot of wicket keeping tips on YouTube this week to get some ideas.