Officiating Baseball Book

Officiating Baseball

  • Author : American Sport Education Program
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Baseball
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1150995564

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Official Rules of Softball 1998 Book

Official Rules of Softball 1998

  • Author : Amateur Softball Association of America
  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Release Date : 1998-04
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 203
  • ISBN 10 : 1572432748

Official Rules of Softball 1998 Excerpt :

Includes the sport's official playing rules, pitching regulations, referee signals, and field diagrams for fast and slow pitch

2020 BlueBook 60   The Ultimate Guide to Fastpitch Softball Rules Book

2020 BlueBook 60 The Ultimate Guide to Fastpitch Softball Rules

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN 10 : 9798614829735

2020 BlueBook 60 The Ultimate Guide to Fastpitch Softball Rules Excerpt :

This is the 12th year publishing the best selling Blue Book 60, the ultimate teaching and reference tool for Umpires, Coaches, and Players that need to understand the nuances of fast pitch softball rules. This 100+ page guide covers complete references with detailed explanations of NCAA (collegiate), NFHS (high school), USA Softball (formerly ASA) and USSSA travel team softball rules. Blue Book 60 is the top rated fast pitch rules guide in publication for 10 seasons now in the US and Canada. If you're a COACH: This guide explains fastpitch rules in an easy to consume format for any level. Learn the important rules, the right way. If you're an ATHLETE: Learn the rules to get an edge on the competition, very easily using the Blue Book 60. If you're a PARENT: Learn the rules before to be a better educated fan and support your teams. If you're an UMPIRE: This guide is a must read, especially if you work multiple levels and need to remember different codes. Additionally the appendix contains several nice umpire tools to help you have better pregame discussions with your partners. 100% of all proceeds go directly toward educating coaches and umpires and also provide officiating scholarships through the non-profit "Zebra Foundation". (http: // Additions and updates can be found at http: // For more officiating resources (basketball and softball) visit "60 Seconds on Officiating" at http: // and http: //

Softball Skills   Drills Book

Softball Skills Drills

  • Author : Judi F. Garman
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2011-02-14
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492583059

Softball Skills Drills Excerpt :

Looking for the ultimate book to help you learn and master softball’s essential skills? Look no further than the guide that has helped develop the game’s top players and most successful teams. This new edition of Softball Skills & Drills is completely updated with more skills, more drills and strategies, and more of the stellar instruction that have made it the top-selling title on the sport. Judi Garman, one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history, teams with Cal State Fullerton’s Michelle Gromacki to share their secrets to developing and mastering every aspect of the game. With step-by-step instruction, full-color photo sequences, technique tips, and unique insight into the game, you’ll learn every fundamental skill: •Hitting •Bunting •Slap Hitting •Baserunning •Sliding •Fielding •Throwing •Pitching •Catching And with over 230 of the game’s best drills, coverage of team offense and defense, pitch selection, pitch recognition, and in-game strategies, Softball Skills and Drills is simply the most comprehensive and practical guide on the sport. Whether striving to become a complete player or preparing your team for another championship run, Softball Skills &Drills is the one book you cannot be without.

Sex Differences in Sports Medicine Book

Sex Differences in Sports Medicine

  • Author : Ellen Casey, MD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2016-05-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617052491

Sex Differences in Sports Medicine Excerpt :

This is the first book dedicated to the musculoskeletal, physiological, hormonal, and other differences between the sexes as they manifest in sports medicine. Organized anatomically from head to toe, this unique reference focuses on the sex-specific differences of men and women to inform clinical care and the management of common sports injuries. Other chapters cover nutrition, hormones, concussion, pain, sports cardiology and pulmonology, and the particular care of adolescent and geriatric patients. The editors have assembled a world-class team of specialists to collaborate on each chapter, and specially commissioned illustrations and tables help visualize the data and findings. While some books focus on “the female athlete” as a discrete category, this book discusses how the many physical stresses of athletics affect both sexes based on the inherent biological differences. The goal is to foster a more comprehensive understanding of the latest research and practice in sports medicine as it applies to all patients. As the field of sports medicine has grown exponentially over the last few decades, this book will serve as an essential resource for physicians, trainers, coaches, and anyone involved in athletics and medicine. Key Features: Provides an evidence-based review of how sex differences affect the risk of injury, presentation, and clinical course of sports-related injuries Anatomically based chapters highlight differences in static structures, dynamic movement, and pathology between the sexes Authors summarize key differences at the end of each chapter Includes special chapters on running and throwing, sports cardiology, sports pulmonology, nutrition, and unique athlete populations

Campus Recreational Sports Facilities Book

Campus Recreational Sports Facilities

  • Author : National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9780736063838

Campus Recreational Sports Facilities Excerpt :

Campus Recreational Sports Facilities covers the entire process of building a facility, from initial planning through design, construction, and move-in. Recreational sport directors, architects, and other experts provide construction options and share industry standards, guidelines, procedures, and more to help you navigate this complex process.

Softball Book


  • Author : Diane L. Potter
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 0736059539

Softball Excerpt :

Improve your play at the plate, on the base paths, and in the field by mastering the essentials of the game. Softball: Steps to Success offers a comprehensive, progressive approach that combines in-depth instruction, crisp illustrations, and 127 drills. Any player can become fundamentally sound and be ready to take the field. You'll find detailed instruction on every individual skill necessary for success in the game: catching, throwing, fielding, pitching, hitting, and baserunning. This updated edition also includes these features: -Responsibilities of each position on the field and every batter in the lineup -Offensive and defensive tactics for specific game situations -Emphasis on the short game, covering five types of bunts and the running slap hit -An expanded section on pitching that includes seven types of pitches for modified-pitch, slow-pitch, and fastpitch games -Skill-development drills with assessment scoring systems to gauge progress along the way Hits, runs, putouts, and double plays are at your fingertips. With Softball: Steps to Success, part of the popular Steps to Success Series that has sold more than 1.5 million copies, your performance on the diamond will shine.

Sports Fields Book

Sports Fields

  • Author : James C. Puhalla
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119534754

Sports Fields Excerpt :

THE UPDATED, AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO SPORTS FIELD MANAGEMENT THAT INCLUDES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN, AND ON, THE FIELD The updated Third Edition of Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance is a comprehensive reference for professionals who are responsible for the design, construction, renovation, and maintenance of athletic facilities. This book contains illustrative examples of specific design elements of the most popular sports facilities. This Third Edition contains new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers, as well as fresh drawings and photos that highlight innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage. All-new case studies review best practices and techniques for sports fields ranging from youth and high school fields to fields that are designed for professional athletes. This text is also an ideal resource for anyone studying for Sports Field Manager Certification (offered by STMA). Features new case studies that include design and management best practices for all levels and types of sports facilities Offers new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers Includes new illustrations and photos of innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage Contains the most recent information on sand-based field systems and synthetic turf Presents discussions of a range of fields including baseball, softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, tennis, and track and field Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Third Edition is a blueprint for field managers, designers, and builders for successful sports field projects.

Nfhs Baseball Rules in Black and White Book

Nfhs Baseball Rules in Black and White

  • Author : Jim Bettencourt
  • Publisher : Blue River Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 1681571528

Nfhs Baseball Rules in Black and White Excerpt :

Created through a collaboration of dedicated, knowledgeable and highly respected baseball umpires, assignors, and professional rules consultants, NFHS Baseball Rules in Black and White: 2019 - 2020 is the missing guide for umpires everywhere. This series of enhanced learning resources for frequently called and complex rules of baseball targets each specific level of play. By enhancing baseball rule book language and the overall format, this series improves the value (knowledge) to the reader, while supporting the actual source of those rulings. NFHS Baseball Rules in Black and White: 2019 - 2020 has been updated to include the most recent rules changes from the NFHS 2019 and 2020 Baseball Umpires Manual. It clarifies, explains, and gives examples for all of the most common, difficult, or misinterpreted calls in the game. NFHS Baseball Rules in Black and White: 2019 2020 features: Collected and organized related rulings placed under a definitive chapter. Confusing official rule book grammar converted into an easy-to-read and easy-to-retain format. Explanations complementary to the NFHS 2019 and 2020 Baseball Umpires Manual. Official NFHS rule and page numbers for ease of reference. Being an umpire requires many skills, talents, and knowledge. A good umpire must have excellent tracking, a consistent strike zone, exceptional timing, and the ability to execute proper field mechanics. Most important, though, an umpire must have a solid knowledge of the rules of baseball! Having a proficient level of rules knowledge empowers umpires to have greater confidence and accuracy when making split-second calls. This in turn improves their ability to effectively explain rule interpretations and establish superior game management skills. Rules knowledge is vital to becoming a respected umpire. An effective baseball rules resource should take a reader directly to a rule, use straightforward language to convey a clear and decisive interpretation, and retain accuracy. NFHS Baseball Ru

Sports Officiating Book

Sports Officiating

  • Author : Alan S. Goldberger
  • Publisher : Referee Enterprises
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Liability for sports accidents
  • Pages : 317
  • ISBN 10 : 9781582080840

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The Softball Coaching Bible  Volume II Book
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The Softball Coaching Bible Volume II

  • Author : National Fastpitch Coaches Association
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 385
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450424653

The Softball Coaching Bible Volume II Excerpt :

In The Softball Coaching Bible, Volume II, the NFCA has assembled a stellar lineup of coaches who share the insights that have helped them establish successful programs. This book presents the most comprehensive information on fielding, hitting, training, forming a coaching staff, and helping develop well-rounded student-athletes.

Bulletin Book


  • Author : Michigan High School Athletic Association
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Athletics
  • Pages : 524
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015078318519

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Officiating Softball Book

Officiating Softball

  • Author : American Sport Education Program
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 177
  • ISBN 10 : 0736047646

Officiating Softball Excerpt :

Make sure you're in the right place at the right time to make the right call. Based on National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) rules, Officiating Softball covers officiating procedures and responsibilities, plate and field umpire mechanics for both fast-pitch and slow-pitch softball, and rules application. You'll learn what's expected of you as an umpire, pre- and postgame duties, and equipment and safety regulations. The book contains three chapters detailing basic umpiring positions and descriptions; plate umpire mechanics; field umpire mechanics; and one-, two-, and three-umpire systems. Also included are real-life cases that demonstrate correct rulings, point out common umpiring errors and how to avoid them, and challenge you to make the right call in game situations. Officiating Softball is not a rules book--it's a practical resource on applying the rules and umpiring mechanics developed and approved by the NFHS. Officiating Softball was written by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) in cooperation with the NFHS. It serves as the text for the NFHS Officiating Softball Methods Online Course, offered through the NFHS Officials Education Program.

The Softball Coaching Bible Book

The Softball Coaching Bible

  • Author : National Fastpitch Coaches Association
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492583639

The Softball Coaching Bible Excerpt :

For more than a decade, coaches have relied on one classic resource for their every coaching need. Featuring the advice, wisdom, and insights from the sport’s legendary coaches, The Softball Coaching Bible, Volume I, has become the essential guide for coaches at every level worldwide. The Softball Coaching Bible, Volume II, picks up where the first volume left off, providing more instruction, guidance, recommendations, and expertise for every aspect of the sport. The NFCA has put together another stellar lineup of coaches who share the guidance that helped them establish such well-respected softball programs: Patty Gasso Jeanne Tostenson-Scarpello Chris Bellotto George Wares Kris Herman Bob Ligouri Karen Weekly Elaine Sortino Frank Griffin Bonnie Tholl Michelle Venturella Beth Torina Jenny Allard Ehren Earleywine Erica Beach Stacey Nuveman John Tschida Teena Murray Donna Papa Carol Bruggeman Kyla Holas Kelly Inouye-Perez Sandy Montgomery Rachel Lawson Kristi Bredbenner Deanna Gumpf It’s all here—developing players, building a winning program, assessing and refining essential skills and techniques, and incorporating the most effective strategies for any opponent or in-game situation. If you coach the sport and want a competitive edge in today’s game, The Softball Coaches Bible, Volume II, is the must-have resource for every season.