by LES PALMER and DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON
1st ed., April 1980, 54 pages, $10.95
provides a concise, comprehensive discourse on the fundamentals
of the game of stoftball. It is one of a series of physical education
activity texts that emphasizes an individualized learning approach.
Fundamental skills are broken into key learning components. Self-evaluation
tests are provided to enable the student to check his or her own
progress. Rules, equipment and team strategy are also included.
1: INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL
Benefits derived from Softball
2: FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES
3: BASIC DEFENSE
4: BASIC OFFENSE
The Batting Order
Basic Offensive Philosophy
5: SELF—EVALUATION TEST
Check Sheet for Self-Evaluation Tests
Evaluation of Fundamental Techniques
Palmer has a rich background in softball, having participated
in the sport since 1935. He received his B.S. and M.Ed. from Texas
A&M University and coached baseball there for five years.
He was also Professor of Health, Education and Recreation at Texas
J. Johnson is Professor in the Department of Movement
Science and Physical Education at Florida State University in
Tallahassee. Before coming to Florida State, Dewayne taught for
four years at George Peabody College in Nashville. He received
his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, His M.P.E.
from Idaho State University, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M