Coach s Guide to Game Winning Softball Drills

“Mastering these drills will arm your players with one of the biggest intangibles necessary to perform well--confidence.” --Michele Smith Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Fame pitcher Michele Smith throws one right down the ...

Coach s Guide to Game Winning Softball Drills

Author: Michele Smith

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744606

Page: 240

View: 136

“Mastering these drills will arm your players with one of the biggest intangibles necessary to perform well--confidence.” --Michele Smith Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Fame pitcher Michele Smith throws one right down the middle with this big collection of more than 250 skill-building drills developed especially for coaches of fast-pitch recreation league, travel ball, and high school softball players, ages eight to eighteen. Straight from the Michele Smith Gold Camps and Clinics, these drills are designed to give you all the tools you need to teach the entire range of offensive and defensive softball skills. With Michele's expert guidance and instruction, you'll coach your players to: Master the mechanics of footwork for fielding with hustle Swing for the fences and hit the fastest pitches Catch the ball proactively and throw it quickly and accurately to its target Defend the infield and outfield with speed and confidence Run the bases swiftly and strategically Refine fast-pitch skills so they can windmill like Michele And much more

Winning Softball for Girls

Softball: Steps to Success, Third Edition. Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics
Publishers, 2007. Smith, Michele, and Lawrence Hsieh. Coach's Guide to Game-
Winning Softball Drills. Thomaston, Me.: International Marine/Ragged Mountain
Press, ...

Winning Softball for Girls

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438126700

Page: 220

View: 857

Reviews rules, recommends conditioning exercises, discusses positions, and explains offensive and defensive strategies.

An Insider s Guide to Softball

Coach's Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills: Developing the Essential Skills in
Every Player. Camden, ME: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2008. Schwartz,
Heather E. Winning on the Diamond. North Mankato, MN: Capstone, 2007.

An Insider s Guide to Softball

Author: Adam Hofstetter

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477785884

Page: 48

View: 613

Although often confused with its sister sport, baseball, softball has crept its way into the mainstream and earned a substantial following of its own both in the United States and abroad. From Little League to company teams to professional games, softball inspires both friendly and serious competition. Examining the history and rules of softball and offering tips on strategy and technique, this volume invites players of all skill levels to take a closer look at the game that has enthralled individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

Girls Softball

... in Yourself Chicago, IL: Triumph Books, 2011. Garman, Iudi, and Michelle
Gromacki. Softball Skills 2'? Drills. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2011. Hsieh,
Lawrence, and Michele Smith. Coach's Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills ...

Girls  Softball

Author: Brian Howell

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617839906

Page: 48

View: 137

On the court, on the field, on the course, or in the gym, female athletes are getting it done. This title highlights the stars who rule girls� softball today and the skills they�ve mastered on the way. You will find informative chapters that help readers better understand the skills of each sport, tips for improving those skills, a sport-specific diagram, a glossary, additional resources, and more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully

Hall of Fame coach Kathy Veroni, who has won more than 1,250 fastpitch games in her career, and pitching expert Roanna Brazier share their insights and experiences in this authoritative, comprehensive guide to coaching fastpitch softball.

Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully

Author: Kathy J. Veroni

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736060103

Page: 221

View: 220

Field a winning fastpitch softball team year after year with the knowledge and insights of a coaching legend! Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully provides the guidance and technical expertise you need in order to build and maintain a competitive team, covering every facet of leading a squad on the field and developing a program off of it. Hall of Fame coach Kathy Veroni, who has won more than 1,250 fastpitch games in her career, and pitching expert Roanna Brazier share their insights and experiences in this authoritative, comprehensive guide to coaching fastpitch softball. From developing a coaching philosophy and planning for the season to teaching the skills and tactics of the game, you will find proven formulas for success within these pages. With practice and conditioning plans, administrative forms, sample scouting charts, tactics for dozens of game situations, and more than 130 drills, Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully is the most complete resource available for aspiring and experienced coaches alike. Take advantage of the authors' expertise to gain a winning edge over your competition.

High Scoring Softball

Their offenses are consistent, aggressive, opportunistic, and disciplined. They may manufacture runs or rely on the long ball, but they score early and often. And they win. High-Scoring Softball is the definitive guide for offensive play.

High Scoring Softball

Author: Ralph Weekly, Jr.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492582530

Page: 192

View: 349

Plain and simple, championship teams score runs. Their offenses are consistent, aggressive, opportunistic, and disciplined. They may manufacture runs or rely on the long ball, but they score early and often. And they win. High-Scoring Softball is the definitive guide for offensive play. The game’s most successful coaching duo, Ralph and Karen Weekly, share the approach that has shaped some of the game’s top scoring offenses and generated more than 1,700 career victories. Inside you’ll find detailed instruction, advice, and coaching tips on mastering offensive fundamentals, such as baserunning, bunting, slap hitting, and hitting for power and average. You’ll learn how to evaluate your team’s talents, tendencies, and strengths and create a potent, offensive attack. And a detailed analysis of common game situations provides you with strategies and advice for capitalizing on every opportunity. Defense may win games, but only if you score. With High-Scoring Softball you will score and you will win. It will change the way you play the game.

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Youth Softball

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The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Youth Softball

Author: Jacquie Joseph

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071368254

Page: 120

View: 528

Hands on approach to coaching kids softball.

Coaching Softball Technical and Tactical Skills

Endorsed by the American Fastpitch Coaches Association, this is the resource for coaching softball at the high school level.

Coaching Softball Technical and Tactical Skills

Author: American Sport Education Program

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736053761

Page: 263

View: 148

"Coaching Softball Technical and Tactical Skills" goes beyond technical skills such as catching and hitting to the tactical skills that will help your players make smart in-game decisions that build a winning team. Endorsed by the American Fastpitch Coaches Association, this is "the" resource for coaching softball at the high school level.

Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball

Develop your team’s fundamental skills—fielding, catching, throwing, and hitting—with the Survival Guide’s collection of the game’s best youth drills.

Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball

Author: Robert B. Benson

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492583197

Page: 192

View: 637

You volunteered to coach the softball team, but are you ready? How will you teach the fundamental skills, run effective practices, and harness the energy of your young team? Fear not: Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball has the answers. Longtime coaches Robert and Tammy Benson share their experiences and provide advice you can rely on from the first practice to the final game. Establishing realistic goals, in-game coaching tips, drills, strategies, and fun—it’s all here. Develop your team’s fundamental skills—fielding, catching, throwing, and hitting—with the Survival Guide’s collection of the game’s best youth drills. Included is a section on pitching instruction, and the ready-to-use practice plans will help you get the most out of every practice. Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball has everything you need for a rewarding and productive season. So step up and enjoy the experience. It will be one that you won’t forget.

Teach n Baseball Softball Handbook Guide for Parents Coaches

This section is for those mom and dads that may not know much about the game
of baseball, fast pitch softball, ... Tee-ball is basically a training league. ... The
team that scores the most runs (points) wins the game in baseball and softball.

Teach n Baseball   Softball Handbook Guide for Parents   Coaches

Author: Bob Swope

Publisher: Bob Swope, Jacobob Press

ISBN: 097728171X

Page: 204

View: 856

This is a practical handbook and guide for parents and coaches that want to help their kids become a better baseball or softball player. It has 300 individual pictures, illustrations and diagrams to show you what to do. It covers all the basics that players will need to become a good baseball or softball player. It is complete with history, playing field size, new parent orientation, training games to play, strategies, stair step training guides, equipment used and a glossary of baseball and softball terminology.

Winning Softball for Girls

Reviews rules, recommends conditioning exercises, discusses positions, and explains offensive and defensive strategies.

Winning Softball for Girls

Author: Mark Gola

Publisher: Checkmark Books

ISBN: 9780816077175

Page: 220

View: 128

Reviews rules, recommends conditioning exercises, discusses positions, and explains offensive and defensive strategies.

Coaching Girls Softball

A guide to coaching girls' softball, discussing the role of the coach, time commitment, leadership, coaching style, and liability; examining strategies for coaching the young female athlete; looking at the differences between coaching girls ...

Coaching Girls  Softball

Author: Kathy Strahan

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780761532507

Page: 224

View: 363

A guide to coaching girls' softball, discussing the role of the coach, time commitment, leadership, coaching style, and liability; examining strategies for coaching the young female athlete; looking at the differences between coaching girls and boys; and describing the rules and techniques of the game of softball.

Rookie Coaches Softball Guide

In the softball - specific section of this guide , you ' ll also find a variety of drills to
use in developing young players ' softball skills . To improve ... Consider reading
other softball coaching books , including those available from ACEP ( see p . ...
Observe local college , high school , and youth softball games . ... Winning the
league championship Which statement best reflects your thoughts about sport ? a
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Rookie Coaches Softball Guide

Author: American Coaching Effectiveness Program

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN:

Page: 75

View: 410

Offers information on the responsibilities of coaching, first aid skills, communication skills, and the tools necessary for doing an effective job coaching

Scholastic Coach

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by Gunter Britain ' s National Coaching Foundation offers ... Upcoming Guides
available : An authoritative guide to the individualized skills this fall include
Softball , Football , and ...

Scholastic Coach

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Softball Skills Drills

Looking for the ultimate book to help you learn and master softball’s essential skills? Look no further than the guide that has helped develop the game’s top players and most successful teams.

Softball Skills   Drills

Author: Judi F. Garman

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492583057

Page: 328

View: 636

Looking for the ultimate book to help you learn and master softball’s essential skills? Look no further than the guide that has helped develop the game’s top players and most successful teams. This new edition of Softball Skills & Drills is completely updated with more skills, more drills and strategies, and more of the stellar instruction that have made it the top-selling title on the sport. Judi Garman, one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history, teams with Cal State Fullerton’s Michelle Gromacki to share their secrets to developing and mastering every aspect of the game. With step-by-step instruction, full-color photo sequences, technique tips, and unique insight into the game, you’ll learn every fundamental skill: •Hitting •Bunting •Slap Hitting •Baserunning •Sliding •Fielding •Throwing •Pitching •Catching And with over 230 of the game’s best drills, coverage of team offense and defense, pitch selection, pitch recognition, and in-game strategies, Softball Skills and Drills is simply the most comprehensive and practical guide on the sport. Whether striving to become a complete player or preparing your team for another championship run, Softball Skills &Drills is the one book you cannot be without.

Athletic Journal

Spiced with incredible stories pionship college softball coach Karen Linde gives
you and anecdotes from the pros . Illustrated with over 300 over 150 drills ,
games and activities that refine the skills detailed play diagrams and ... Here ' s
his complete guide to Johnson ) picking , building and leading a winning team .
You will ...

Athletic Journal

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Softball Guide with Official Rules and Standards

Play Situation Drills BODEN , ROBERT . “ Game Situation Baseball . ” Athletic
Journal 41:36 ; April 1961 . KELLY , MARJORIE . “ Softball Play ... STRAUB ,
WILLIAM F. " A Speedy Two - Ball Infield Drill . ” Scholastic Coach 32:53 ; March
1963 .

Softball Guide  with Official Rules and Standards

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Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball

We wrote this book together not only because we're married and because the
game is a big part of our lives but also because we each have a unique ... Rainer
is the player and coach; Julie is a former player, now manager, scorekeeper, and
tactician. ... Having developed a chronic sore arm from training improperly and
pitching way too much, and having considerable doubt that he had the ability to
be ...

Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball

Author: Rainer Martens

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736094067

Page: 312

View: 167

Hall of Famer Rainer Martens has been playing softball for over 45 years. He currently coaches and plays for the Florida Legends—winners of over 80 national championships in the last 20 years. Although many books focus on fastpitch softball, this is the first comprehensive guide for slowpitch softball played by more than 13 million in the U.S. Includes over 200 photos and a 45-minute DVD that presents demonstrations of offensive and defensive techniques and tactics. Original.

Girls Softball

Girls ' Softball : A Complete Guide for Players and Coaches answers this
question in every chapter by providing timely tips and suggestions for ... In this
book , you ' ll find over 150 drills , activities , and games to help you prepare
athletes for the coming season . ... Describing game - winning defensive strategy
for the entire iii.

Girls  Softball

Author: Karen Linde

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Page: 195

View: 247

A guide with over 150 drills for improving pitching, fielding, throwing, ball control, and conditioning.

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Tee Ball

"I love this book and will recommend to all my future coaches."--Carl Crooks, President, Bolingbrook (Illinois) Tee Ball Association "This book is thorough, user-friendly, informative, and right on the money.

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Tee Ball

Author: H. W. Broido

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071435611

Page: 144

View: 729

Each spring, Tee-ball introduces millions of boys and girls to "America's pastime" --and introduces their parents to the joys (and nightmares) of coaching first-time players. Filled with expert advice and tips on creating order from chaos, Coaching Tee-Ball is the solution to every baffled parent's predicament, offering the new coach a total approach to keeping kids involved, motivated, and having fun.