Softball Skills & Drills by Judi GarmanSoftball Skills & Drills by Judi Garman

Softball Skills & Drills

byJudi Garman

Paperback | January 19, 2001

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Looking for the ultimate softball “how-to” book to help you learn and master the essential skills? Softball Skills & Drills covers all the fundamentals to build strong individual players and winning teams. Written by one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history, Softball Skills & Drills shows how to perform and improve hitting, bunting, slap hitting, baserunning, fielding, throwing, pitching, and catching skills.

Author Judi Garman has more than 30 years of experience, more than 1,100 victories, and a spot in the National Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. She has proven that she has what it takes to win consistently. Now, 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. And it comes with a companion video series that shows the techniques and drills in action.

Judi Garman is one of the most successful softball coaches in NCAA history. After establishing the softball program at Cal State Fullerton in 1980, Garman collected 913 wins and only 376 losses for a winning percentage of .708 and retired as the nation's winningest coach with more than 1,100 career wins.During Garman's career at Cal St...
Title:Softball Skills & DrillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.55 inPublished:January 19, 2001Publisher:Human KineticsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736033645

ISBN - 13:9780736033640


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Catching
Chapter 2 Throwing
Chapter 3 Infield
Chapter 4 Outfield
Chapter 5 Pitching
Chapter 6 The Catcher
Chapter 7 Team Defense
Chapter 8 Hitting
Chapter 9 Bunting and Slap Hitting
Chapter 10 Baserunning

Appendix A: Position Skills Checklist
Appendix B: Offensive Skills Checklist

Drill Finder

Editorial Reviews

”A great resource for any coach or player who is a student of the game. Take advantage of learning from one of the game's finest coaches!”Mike CandreaHead softball coachUniversity of Arizona”Judi Garman is truly one of the pioneers in the game of softball. We can all learn something from those who contributed to the growth of the game as we know it today.”Teresa WilsonHead softball coachUniversity of Washington""This book is a great tool for any coach or athlete who seeks the necessary information to improve their game. Coaches can choose from a variety of drills to customize their athletes' training programs. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is trying to better their knowledge of the game."" Michelle Venturella2000 Gold Medal OlympianUnited States Women's Softball Team