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Ch 12: Softball Rules & Skills

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Learn all about softball through these fun and fast video lessons. Study the vocabulary, equipment and rules associated with this sport. Differentiate between fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball and learn about the different positions.

Softball Rules & Skills - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll get an in-depth look at the game of softball, including how it's played and the tools needed to teach softball to students. These lessons review common terminology used in the game and describe the different types of softball games that can be played. After watching the videos in this chapter, you'll be familiar with:

  • What equipment is required to play softball
  • How to play slow-pitch and fast-pitch games
  • What is needed to play in the infield or the outfield
  • The skills needed to play, including baserunning, sliding and fielding
  • How to catch, pitch and throw the ball
  • The drills and lead-up games used to teach the game to others

The instructors who lead these lessons are experts in the field of physical education and can provide answers to any questions you have about the rules and skills needed to play softball. Each of the short videos in this series of lessons features a transcript that you can use to reference vocabulary words. You'll also find a self-assessment quiz to gauge your comprehension of this material.

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