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SOFTBALL

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by LES PALMER and DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON
1st ed., April 1980, 54 pages, $10.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-044-2  Review Shopping Cart

 

This text provides a concise, comprehensive discourse on the fundamentals of the game of stoftball. It is one of a series of physical education activity texts that emphasizes an individualized learning approach. Fundamental skills are broken into key learning components. Self-evaluation tests are provided to enable the student to check his or her own progress. Rules, equipment and team strategy are also included.

Contents

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL
History
Benefits derived from Softball
Learning Objectives
Glossary
Basic Equipment
Rules

Chapter 2: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
Baserunning
Hitting
Throwing
Fielding

Chapter 3: BASIC DEFENSE
Individual Positions
Team Defense

Chapter 4: BASIC OFFENSE
The Batting Order
Basic Offensive Philosophy

Chapter 5: SELF—EVALUATION TEST
Check Sheet for Self-Evaluation Tests
Evaluation of Fundamental Techniques

About the Authors

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.

Dewayne J. Johnson is Professor in the Department of Movement Science and Physical Education at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Before coming to Florida State, Dewayne taught for four years at George Peabody College in Nashville. He received his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, His M.P.E. from Idaho State University, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.


 

 

 

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