am 13. Juli 1998
I just recently purchased Kathy Veroni's book to help instruct my 10 year old in fastpitch. I was never taught the proper way to play myself, so I needed a guide. After just getting into it, I have decided to coach her team next year! Ms. Veroni cites some of her own experiences to "drive home" some of her points. She reviews coaching skills for different situations and has many drills and trouble shooting strategies for all age levels. There are photos to help define drills. The book is written very well and is easy to follow. If you need drills, this is the book to have! Our current coaches have bought it and loved it too.
am 17. Dezember 1999
I've read most of the fast-pitch softball books on the market and this is by far the best. It is thorough, yet concise. It is equally useful for beginning coaches and advanced coaches. I especially like the Defensive Strategies chapter that details many game situations and defenses for those situations. This book also covers the gamut of coaching softball, from philosophy to organization to the game itself to post-season considerations.