Until you’ve consumed all of the best Softball Coaching books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Coaching Fastpitch Softball Successfully (Coaching Successfully) (2005)
- Coach’s Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills: Developing the Essential Skills in Every Player (2008)
- The Softball Coaching Bible (2013)
- Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball (Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Sports Series) (2009)
- Softball Skills & Drills (2011)
- Coaching Girls’ Softball: From the How-To’s of the Game to Practical Real-World Advice–Your Definitive Guide to Successfully Coaching Girls (2001)
- The Softball Drill Book (2007)
- The Softball Coaching Bible, Volume I (2002)
- Coach: Softball Coaching Notebook, Softball Field Diagrams, Grid Ruled and Blank Pages, 108 Pages inside Journal (2018)
- Practice Perfect Softball (2016)
- The Complete Softball Coaches Manual (Coaching Manuals) (2018)
- The Science Of Sticky Coaching: How To Turn Ordinary Athletes Into Extraordinary (2017)
- High-Scoring Softball (2012)
- Taking on the Title of COACH: A 5 Step Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball & Softball (2017)
- Softball Coaching Books: How to learn softball skills and drills in 60 minutes and steps to success! (2018)
Field a winning fastpitch softball team year after year with the knowledge and insights of a coaching legend!
Coach’s Guide to Game-Winning Softball Drills: Developing the Essential Skills in Every Player (2008)
Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Fame pitcher Michele Smith throws one right down the middle with this big collection of more than 250 skill-building drills developed especially for coaches of fast-pitch recreation league, travel ball, and high school softball players, ages eight to eighteen.
The Softball Coaching Bible (2013)
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.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball (Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Sports Series) (2009)
SUPERANNO More than 1.6 million youth participate in softball and each year thousands of first-time coaches take on the daunting task of teaching them how to play the game. Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Softball offers coaches the tools they need to build a successful team that develops players while offering a positive experience to all involved. Here are the most relevant tools for teaching, coaching and developing young softball players–presented in an accessible, lighthearted manner!
Softball Skills & Drills (2011)
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.
Coaching Girls’ Softball: From the How-To’s of the Game to Practical Real-World Advice–Your Definitive Guide to Successfully Coaching Girls (2001)
Coaching girls’ softball can be a wonderful experience. Witness the intensity of a batter connecting with a ball, a runner digging for home, or a fielder making a great catch, and you can’t help but be inspired. The effort, pride, and enjoyment on players’ faces are great rewards for parents and the sign of a good coach—the type of coach you want to be.
The Softball Drill Book (2007)
Packed with 175 drills straight from the practice sessions of the game's most successful programs, The Softball Drill Book will add variety to your practices and precision to your game-day performances. The comprehensive collection covers every aspect of the game.
Now, for the first time in the sport of fastpitch softball, you can learn from successful coaches and apply their approaches to your own program. In The Softball Coaching Bible, 28 of the top U.S. coaches share their principles, insights, strategies, methods, and experiences to help you enhance the experience and development of your own athletes.
Coach: Softball Coaching Notebook, Softball Field Diagrams, Grid Ruled and Blank Pages, 108 Pages inside Journal (2018)
Softball Coaching Notebook is the perfect notebook for all softball coaches. The notebook contains 108 pages alternating with a softball field diagram page, grid-ruled page, and a blank page. The size (7.4 x 9.7 inches) makes it easy to carry in a bat bag or coach backpack. This would be a great idea for one of many softball gifts!
Practice Perfect Softball (2016)
The road to a championship season begins long before the first pitch of the opening game. It begins before a player even steps onto the field. In Practice Perfect Softball, the game’s premier coaches share their approaches, experiences, and philosophies of every aspect of practice. This authoritative guide goes beyond the stretches and drills, straight to the heart of winning—effort and attitude.
Welcome to the Complete Coaches Manual. What will you find inside and how should you use this complete manual? This manual covers mostly softball related topics (and I use the term softball throughout), but much of what’s inside can be used for baseball too. Other than the major differences in pitching, and the things you have to change with 60’ bases vs. 70’-90’ bases, much of the two sports can be taught the exact same way.
Discover How-To Teach, What to Teach, and How Athletes Optimally Learn By Doing What the Top 1% of Coaches Do This The Science of Sticky Coaching: How to Turn Ordinary Athletes into Extraordinary book is split up into three sections: 1.
High-Scoring Softball (2012)
Plain and simple, championship teams score runs. Their offenses are consistent, aggressive, opportunistic, and disciplined. They may manufacture runs or rely on the long ball, but they score early and often. And they win. High-Scoring Softball is the definitive guide for offensive play. The game’s most successful coaching duo, Ralph and Karen Weekly, share the approach that has shaped some of the game’s top scoring offenses and generated more than 1,700 career victories.
As former little league, high school, collegiate and professional baseball players, authors Duke Baxter and Steve Nikorak appreciate the time, effort and dedication from every parent that takes on the role of coach. We know how challenging coaching can be and we want to do everything we can to help educate them.
Softball Coaching Books: How to learn softball skills and drills in 60 minutes and steps to success! (2018)
• Don’t you simply hate it when you take up an excellent sports hobby like softball and you don’t know the rudimentary basics of it?• Can you really master the key softball skills and drills in sixty minutes and lead the path of success?• What are the best and most helpful softball steps to success?Well, Your Ultimate Softball Guidebook Is Here!This is a brilliant guidebook that will help you become a successful softball player.
Best Softball Coaching Books: The Ultimate Collection
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some softball coaching books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
COACHING YOUTH SOFTBALL
Author(s): BABE RUTH LEAGUE, INC
ID: 2321369, Publisher: HUMAN KINETICS., Year: 2020, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
Coaching youth softball
Author(s): Babe Ruth League
ID: 2784527, Publisher: Human Kinetics, Year: 2019, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
The softball coaching bible. Volume II
Author(s): National Fastpitch Coaches Association
ID: 1197101, Publisher: Human Kinetics, Year: 2014, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really best-sellers according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.