Basic Softball Skills


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Which is NOT a basic skill in softball?

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1. To throw a softball, which side of your body should be pointing at your target at first?

2. Which is NOT one of the three types of hit balls to catch in the field?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many basic skills necessary to play softball properly. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be asked questions pertaining to relative terminology and introductory softball skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • The three types of hit balls
  • What stance you should have while waiting on a pitch
  • How to properly throw a softball
  • The term for synchronizing your hand and eye movements

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on rudimentary softball skills
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term used to describe the synchronization between hand and eye movements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what side of your body should be pointed towards your target while preparing to throw a softball

Additional Learning

Better familiarize yourself with these skills by studying the accompanying lesson, Basic Softball Skills. This lesson will address these topics:

  • The basics of softball
  • Skills needed on the field
  • How to throw a softball
  • What to do to prepare for batting