Books and Manuals
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The official rules of softball in Canada for fast pitch, slo-pitch and orthodox for 2015 and 2016 softball season. Also includes Softball Canada’s By-Laws and Operating Rules. COMPLETE SOFTBALL ONTARIO ORDER FORM
Level I Coaching Manual - $33.64
Along with teaching information and illustrations on all the basic skills, this workbook includes information on the role and responsibilities of the coach, game strategy and practice planning.
Level II Coaching Manual - $33.64
This manual provides more in-depth information on the skills of batting, throwing, and baserunning, with a look at specific positional responsibilities in all defensive situations. A highlight of this manual is the special emphasis on pitcher development.
Level III Coaching Manual - $39.68
This manual is designed to be a companion to the Level III Technical Clinic. Contained in this manual are such items as: scouting, game plans, signalling, player substitution and mental preparation to help assist the elite coach in their coaching endeavors.
Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully - $25.24
|Hall of Fame coach Kathy Veroni, who has won more than 1,250 fastpitch games in her career, and pitching expert Roanna Brazier share their insights and experiences in this authoritative, comprehensive guide to coaching fastpitch softball. From developing a coaching philosophy and planning for the season to teaching the skills and tactics of the game, you will find proven formulas for success within these pages.
With practice and conditioning plans, administrative forms, sample scouting charts, tactics for dozens of game situations, and more than 130 drills, Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully is the most complete resource available for aspiring and experienced coaches alike. Take advantage of the authors’ expertise to gain a winning edge over your competition. (Human Kinetics - 2006, paperback, 232 pp)
Softball Skills & Drills $25.24
|Garman shares her formula for developing the fundamentals by packing 170 drills, 142 photos, and 49 illustrations into Softball Skills & Drills.
Get complete details on every facet of the game:
• Power hitting techniques
• Bunting and slap hitting techniques
• Baserunning techniques
• Pitching and catching techniques
• Position-specific fielding techniques
• Offensive and defensive tactics
Softball Skills & Drills gives you more than Xs and Os. This practical handbook is loaded with tips that will speed players’ skill development. (Human Kinetics - 2001, paperback, 224 pp).
The Softball Coaching Bible - $28.69
In the Softball Coaching Bible, 28 of the top U.S. coaches in the country share their principles, insights, strategies, methods, and experiences. This landmark work covers all the bases, from recruiting players to teaching offensive and defensive skills, from setting goals to attracting fans. Softball coaches can use this book as the game plan for guiding a winning program. Coaches can follow the successful methods used by the greats, including Judi Garman, Gayle Blevins, Teresa Wilson, and Mike Candrea. (Human Kintetics - 2002, paperback 7 x 10, 360 pp)