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Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball - Rainer Martens

Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball


Published: 6th December 2010
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Here's the "missing guide" for slowpitch softball. It's not a fastpitch softball book adapted to slowpitch softball. It's a comprehensive and original instructional guide to the unique sport of slowpitch.

With "Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball," you will learn basic to advanced offensive and defensive techniques. And the comprehensive coverage of slowpitch strategies and tactics, as well as expert advice on physical and psychological conditioning, will ensure you step out of the dugout confident and prepared.

Senior softball Hall of Famer Rainer Martens and his wife, Julie Martens, put their wealth of expertise together in this one-of-a-kind book and DVD package. With over 45 years of softball experience and PhDs in the sport sciences, Rainer and Julie bring unique insight into all aspects of the game to help players, coaches, and fans alike hit a home run in this exciting game.

Part I. Offense Chapter 1. Hitting Basics Chapter 2. Advanced Hitting Chapter 3. Baserunning Chapter 4. Offensive Strategies and Tactics Part II. Defense Chapter 5. Pitching Chapter 6. Infielder Skills Chapter 7. Outfielder Skills Chapter 8. Defensive Strategies and Tactics Part III. Preparation Chapter 9. Field and Equipment Chapter 10. Physical Preparation Chapter 11. Mental Preparation Chapter 12. Softball First Aid Part IV. Coaching Chapter 13. Conducting Practices Chapter 14. Game-Day Coaching

ISBN: 9780736094061
ISBN-10: 0736094067
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 6th December 2010
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.32  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.98