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Improve your play at the plate, on the base paths, and in the field by mastering the essentials of the game. Softball: Steps to Successoffers a comprehensive, progressive approach that combines in-depth instruction, crisp illustrations, and 127 drills. Any player can become fundamentally sound and be ready to take the field. You'll find detailed instruction on every individual skill necessary for success in the game: catching, throwing, fielding, pitching, hitting, and baserunning. This updated edition also includes these features: -Responsibilities of each position on the field and every batter in the lineup -Offensive and defensive tactics for specific game situations -Emphasis on the short game, covering five types of bunts and the running slap hit -An expanded section on pitching that includes seven types of pitches for modified-pitch, slow-pitch, and fastpitch games -Skill-development drills with assessment scoring systems to gauge progress along the way Hits, runs, putouts, and double plays are at your fingertips. With Softball: Steps to Success, part of the popular Steps to Success Series that has sold more than 1.5 million copies, your performance on the diamond will shine.Once the skill of slow-pitch pitching has been mastered by most of the class (refer to step 3), the students should be encouraged to pitch in the game. ... You might want to review the scorecards you used in Scrub in step 10 (page 204).

Author:Diane L. Potter, Lynn V. Johnson
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2007-01


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