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Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition

The popularity of softball is undeniable. An Olympic sport since 1996, softball can be enjoyed by players across a wide spectrum of ages and at any level of ability. According to the Amateur Softball Associa… (See Below for Full Description)
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The popularity of softball is undeniable. An Olympic sport since 1996, softball can be enjoyed by players across a wide spectrum of ages and at any level of ability. According to the Amateur Softball Association, more than 1.2 million girls, comprising more than 83,000 teams, play fast-pitch softball each year, and more than 3.5 million players in total play the sport.

This revised edition of Winning Softball for Girls is essential reading for girls interested in learning to play softball and improve their game. Offering useful information on all the key skills necessary to master, this eye-catching title provides drills and exercises to help players practice their baserunning, catching, hitting, pitching, and throwing. This full-color guidebook also explains the rules and history of the game as well as how to think on the field and play smart. Colorful photographs and diagrams and new material for improving a player's stance at bat and on the field are also provided in this new edition. Useful for players, coaches, and parents of players alike, Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition covers all the bases of the game.

Chapters include:

  • History and Rules of the Game 
  • Hitting
  • Fundamentals of Defense
  • The Positions
  • Baserunning
  • Pitching
  • Offensive Strategy
  • Defensive Strategy
  • Conditioning.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7716-8
ISBN-10 816077169
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2670-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Winning Sports For Girls
Author Mark Gola; Foreword by Gretchen Cammiso, Varsity Softball Coach, Harry S. Truman High School
Publication Date 11/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and diagrams. Bibliography. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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