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ATH10B:  FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTBALL


Course Description

This course offers review and advanced instruction in the theory, strategies, and techniques of softball for the purposes of preparing the individual student in all aspects of playing and coaching the sport. May be repeated once for credit. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as PE 10B and KIN 10B. ADVISORY: PE 10A or KIN 10A or ATH 10A.


Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate two different types of catches, bunts and hitting methods.
  • Students will explain the importance of sound pitching, catching, and middle infield play to the success of a competitive softball team.
  • Students will recognize various offensive and defensive situations common to softball and apply the appropriate techniques and strategies.
  • Students will utilize a variety of verbal and hand signals while base coaching to facilitate the proper offensive strategies appropriate to the situation.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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