Home Books Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition
Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition
  • Trim Size: 7 3/8 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816077169
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7716-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $39.50
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 11/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 796.357
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 240

Summary

The popularity of softball is undeniable. An Olympic sport since 1996, softball can be enjoyed by players across a wide spectrum of ages and at any level of ability. According to the Amateur Softball Association, more than 1.2 million girls, comprising more than 83,000 teams, play fast-pitch softball each year, and more than 3.5 million players in total play the sport.

This revised edition of Winning Softball for Girls is essential reading for girls interested in learning to play softball and improve their game. Offering useful information on all the key skills necessary to master, this eye-catching title provides drills and exercises to help players practice their baserunning, catching, hitting, pitching, and throwing. This full-color guidebook also explains the rules and history of the game as well as how to think on the field and play smart. Colorful photographs and diagrams and new material for improving a player's stance at bat and on the field are also provided in this new edition. Useful for players, coaches, and parents of players alike, Winning Softball for Girls, Second Edition covers all the bases of the game.

Chapters include:

  • History and Rules of the Game 
  • Hitting
  • Fundamentals of Defense
  • The Positions
  • Baserunning
  • Pitching
  • Offensive Strategy
  • Defensive Strategy
  • Conditioning.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and diagrams. Bibliography. Further resources. Index.

About the Author(s)

Mark Gola is a freelance writer, former high school and collegiate baseball player, and softball-baseball clinician who gives instruction to young baseball and softball players. He lives in Robbinsville, New Jersey.

Foreword by Gretchen Cammiso, Varsity Softball Coach, Harry S. Truman High School, Levittown, Pennsylvania

Standing Order Plan

A Standing Order Plan saves you both time and money without risking a penny of your acquisitions budget. The number of copies you indicate of each new title under the plan you select will automatically as the new edition becomes available. If, for any reason, you wish to cancel your subscription to the plan, please contact our Customer Service Department.

Standing Order Plan available for The World AlmanacĀ® for Kids:
Plan WK1 Single-title hardcover edition at 20% discount

You can use this order form (pdf) to sign up for any of our Standing Order Plans, or you can contact our Customer Service Department:

Email: custserv@factsonfile.com
Phone Number (toll-free): 1-800-322-8755
Fax Number (toll-free): 1-800-678-3633

FREE Learning Resources