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Women"s fastpitch softball--the path to the gold

Mary L. Littlewood

Women"s fastpitch softball--the path to the gold

an historical look at women"s fastpitch in the United States

by Mary L. Littlewood

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Published by National Fastpitch Coaches Association in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Softball for women -- United States -- History.,
    • Softball -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255) and index.

      Other titlesPath to the gold, Women"s fastpitch softball
      Statementwritten by Mary L. Littlewood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV881.3 .L58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL392130M
      ISBN 100966431006
      LC Control Number98066286
      OCLC/WorldCa39288887

      Girls’ fastpitch softball is a popular high school and recreational sport across the United States. It's even an Olympic Sport. The rules of fastpitch softball govern all areas of the game, including base runners.   In , Littlewood authored the NFCA-published book "Women's Fastpitch Softball - The Path to the Gold.” To purchase this historical book about women’s fastpitch, visit .

      The Path to the Gold. The Path To The Gold by Mary Littlewood is a historical look at women's fastpitch sofball in the United States. $+ This is a book about women's fast pitch softball and the very few who have risen to the top of the game. Authors: . Junior College Softball. The National Junior College Athletic Association was founded on , due to the fact that track teams from two year colleges wanted a chance to compete in the NCAA, they were rejected, thus resulting in the creation of the NJCAA which became open to all sports, although, women's sports were not part of the organization until

      Fastpitch softball, also known as fastpitch or fastball, is a form of softball played commonly by women and men, though coed fast-pitch leagues also exist. The International Softball Federation (ISF) is the international governing body of softball. The ISF recognizes three pitching styles: medium pitch, "modified" fast pitch, and slow pitch. Fast pitch is considered the most competitive form. In sports, particularly fastpitch softball, the game is 90% mental and all the private hitting, pitching, conditioning and speed instruction isn't going to improve what's going on between her ears. Mastery of her mental skills is the "Game Changer" as whether your athlete reaches her true softball potential or not it's that simple.


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She wrote The History of Women’s Fastpitch Softball: The Path to the Gold, published by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. She also is the author of Teaching for Success in Pickleball, Drilling for Success in Pickleball, and Pickleball: A Guide for Teaching.

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