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.
"Offense, defense, base running, mental approach . . . no matter what you're looking for to improve your slowpitch game, Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball is where you will find the answer!"
Brett Helmer -- Four-Time National Batting Champion; 28-Time Member of All-World Team; 2003, 2004, 2007 Champion of Long Haul Bombers Tour
"Rainer Martens offers players, regardless of skill level, the opportunity to learn the game of softball inside and out--and excel! Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball is a must-have.
George Epstein -- Editor, Softball World
"Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball has all the information you need to improve your game. It's well written, well organized, and comprehensive."
Donna Mihailoff -- National 65+ Player
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