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ATH11B:  FUNDAMENTALS OF BASEBALL


Course Description

This course offers review and advanced instruction in the theory, strategies, and techniques of baseball for the purpose 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 11B and KIN 11B. ADVISORY: PE 11A or KIN 11A or ATH 11A.


Learning Outcomes

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


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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