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  • Covers mechanics and drills of the essential skills required to play fastpitch softball.  Authored by Michele Smith a Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist and now ESPN Softball Analyst.
  • Each book comes with a free Michele Smith autograph just inside the front cover.

Coach's Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills: Developing the Essential Skills in Every Player

SKU: Drills Book
2.00 LBS
$5.95 (Fixed shipping cost)

    Coach's Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills

    Developing the Essential Skills in Every Player

    By Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith and Lawrence Hsieh (McGraw-Hill 2008)

    2-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith teams up with Lawrence Hsieh to provide softball coaches and parents of novice, intermediate and advanced players ages from 9 to 18 years old (Grade 4 through high school) all the tools needed to teach and drill the entire range of offensive and defensive softball skills. Each of the 8 chapters contains both a skills section and a drills section. The skills section of each chapter is a coaching manual that contains all the detailed information you’ll need to teach your players the fundamentals. The drills sections contain a comprehensive suite of drills on Hitting, Base Running, Infield and Outfield Defense (by position), Pitching, Catcher (the position), Throwing and Catching, Fielding Footwork and Pre-Game Drills.

    "A great resource that every coach should have in his or her library... from one of our sport's greatest players ever." Coach Mike Candrea, Olympic Gold Medal Coach and 8-Time NCAA Champion.

    Drills Matrix lists all the named drills in the book, together with the skills that the drills teach and reinforce!

    Table of Contents:

    Chapter 1: Throwing and Catching

    Chapter 2: Fielding Footwork

    Chapter 3: Infield and Outfield Defense

    Chapter 4: Hitting

    Chapter 5: Baserunning

    Chapter 6: Pitching

    Chapter 7: Playing Catcher

    Chapter 8: Pregame Drills

    240 pages, B/W illustrations, Paperback


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