Get in the swing of softball with this new full-color guide!
Praise for the previous hardcover edition:
“An essential guide to the game…will be useful for beginners, competitive players, and coaches.”—School Library Journal
The popularity of softball is undeniable. An Olympic sport since 1996, it is one that can be enjoyed by players across a wide spectrum of ages and at any level of ability. According to the Amateur Softball Association, each year more than 1.2 million girls play fast-pitch softball, and more than 3.5 million players in total play the sport.
Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition is essential reading for anyone interested in learning to play softball and improve their game. It offers useful information on all the key skills girls must master, providing drills and exercises to help them 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. New to this edition are more than 140 full-color photographs and diagrams along with new material for improving a player’s stance at bat and on the field.
- History and Rules of the Game
- Fundamentals of Defense
- The Positions
- Offensive Strategy
- Defensive Strategy
|From the Series||Winning Sports For Girls|
|Author||Mark Gola; Foreword by Gretchen Cammiso, Varsity Softball Coach, Harry S. Truman High School|
|Specifications||137 full-color photographs. 11 full-color diagrams. Index. Bibliography. Organizations.|