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FAST PITCH SOFTBALL

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by LES PALMER
1st ed., April 1998, 110 pages, $14.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-300-9  Review Shopping Cart

 

Contents

Chapter 1: HISTORY, BENEFITS AND BASIC TERMS
History
Benefits derived from Softball
Basic Definitions and Terms

Chapter 2: THE PLAYING FIELD, EQUIPMENT AND UNIFORMS
The Playing Field
A Circle around the Pitcher’s Plate
The Ball and the Bat
Catching Equipment
Gloves
Shoes
Uniforms and Accessories

Chapter 3: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
Baserunning
Sliding
Throwing
Hitting
Bunting
Fielding

Chapter 4: THE TEAM — OFFENSE — DEFENSE — INDIVIDUAL POSITIONS
The Team
The Batting Order
Basic Team Defense
Individual Positions

Chapter 5: ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE OF FAST PITCH SOFTBALL
High School Rules and Regulations
Special Adaptations of Rules
Comments on Rules
Comments by National Federation
on Various Aspects of the Game
1998 NFHS Softball Rules Changes

Chapter 6: TRAINING PROGRAMS

REFERENCES

 

About the Author

Les Palmer has a rich background in softball, having participated in the sport since 1935. He received his B.S. and M.Ed. from Texas A&M University and coached baseball there for five years. He was also Professor of Health, Education and Recreation at Texas A&M University.

 


 

 

 

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