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Author Veroni, Kathy J.
Title Coaching fastpitch softball successfully / Kathy Veroni, Roanna Brazier.
Imprint Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2006.
Edition 2nd ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  GV881.4.C6 V47 2006    AVAILABLE


Call # GV881.4.C6 V47 2006
Phys. Description x, 221 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Key to diagrams -- Part 1: Coaching Foundation -- 1: Developing a softball coaching philosophy -- 2: Communicating your approach -- 3: Motivating players -- 4: Building a softball program -- Part 2: Coaching Plans -- 5: Planning for the season -- 6: Preparing for practices -- Part 3: Coaching Offense -- 7: Hitting fundamentals -- 8: Hitting drills -- 9: Offensive strategies -- Part 4: Coaching Defense -- 10: Defensive fundamentals -- 11: Defense drills -- 12: Defensive strategies -- 13: Pitching fundamentals -- Part 5: Coaching Games -- 14: Preparing for games -- 15: Handling game situations -- Part 6: Coaching Evaluation -- 16: Evaluating your players -- 17: Evaluating your program -- Index -- About the Authors.
Summary From the Publisher: Field a winning fastpitch softball team year after year with the knowledge and insights of a coaching legend! Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully provides the guidance and technical expertise you need in order to build and maintain a competitive team, covering every facet of leading a squad on the field and developing a program off of it. 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.
Subject Softball -- Coaching.
Alt Author Brazier, Roanna.
ISBN 0736060103 (soft cover)
9780736060103 (soft cover)