The primary objectives of this course is to provide students with the
knowledge and skills required to:
1. Analyze game strategy for both slow and fast pitch softball.
2. Develop the ability, through fundamentals, to play softball.
3. Explain amd implement the rules for playing softball.
4. Deomonstrate an appropriate conditioning program for success
in the game of softball.
5. Demonstrate the necessary skills for a specific softball position.
A. OUTLINE OF TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE COURSE:
a. Fundamental Skills
3. Fielding of ground and fly balls
b. Team Offensive Play (Strategy)
1. Sacrifice bunting
2. Drag bunting
3. Hit and run
4. Sacrifice fly
6. Double steal
c. Team Defensive Play (Strategy)
1. Situational infield defense
2. Infield play with no, one or two outs
3. Bunt defense
4. Defense on expected steal
5. Defense on double steal
6. Situational outfield defense
7. Outfield determined by number of outs
8. Defense of sacrifice bunt
9. Defense of hit and run
d. Rules and strategy for slow and fast pitch
1. Base coaching strategy
3. Basic game rules in both slow and fast pitch
4. Discussion on development of softball conditioning
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Multiple choice, True/false||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
40 - 60%