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Softball Fundamentals PDF

Softball Fundamentals PDF

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    Ebook

    Take the field and play ball! Softball Fundamentals will have you pitching, fielding, hitting, and baserunning like an experienced player in no time at all.

    Learn to execute each of the game's key skills properly through the concise instruction and accompanying photos presented for each technique. More than 48 gamelike drills will speed your skill learning and improve your performance. You'll also learn how to apply your newfound skills in game situations and gain an understanding of offensive and defensive tactics to get an edge over your opponents.

    Softball Fundamentals is the best way to master the basics of the sport as you play. With this book, you'll make the right play from the very first day.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Throwing
    Chapter 2. Catching
    Chapter 3. Fielding Fly Balls
    Chapter 4. Fielding Ground Balls
    Chapter 5. Playing Catcher
    Chapter 6. Pitching
    Chapter 7. Hitting
    Chapter 8. Bunting and Slap Hitting
    Chapter 9. Baserunning
    Chapter 10. Sliding
    Chapter 11. Offensive Tactics
    Chapter 12. Defensive Tactics

    About the Author

    ABOUT THE WRITER
    Rick Noren has compiled an outstanding 320-79 (.802) record in his 10 seasons as the Pacific Lutheran University fastpitch head coach. The Lutes have won eight conference titles, finished in the top five in the country three times, and led the nation in winning percentage twice during Noren's tenure.

    Additionally, Noren teaches several activity classes at PLU as well as a softball and baseball theory class for coaching students. Every year he conducts clinics for softball coaches and players throughout the Pacific Northwest.

    Noren earned his bachelor's degree in exercise science from Western Washington University and his master's degree in athletic administration from Pacific Lutheran University.

    Rick's wife, Leanne, is the PLU pitching coach. The Norens and their children, Kyle, Joel, and Leah, live in Tacoma, Washington.

    Reviews

    "Firmly grounded in theory, this book provides a stellar analysis of the influential role of perceived self-efficacy in athletic development and functioning.  It is uniquely broad in scope, offering a masterful overview of the foundation, research, and application of self-efficacy theory in the field of athletics.  Because of the scope and depth of coverage, this book is an invaluable resource for theorists and practitioners alike seeking an understanding of how beliefs of personal and collective efficacy contribute to the quality of athletic life.  But it is about more than sports.  The insights it provides can also serve one well in other life pursuits.  This is a truly outstanding book that has the makings of a classic in the field of athletics."

    -Albert Bandura

    "The benefits of this book reach well beyond just sports. The techniques are easy to learn and represent tools you will use throughout your career..."

    -Doody’s Review Service