This book combines the best qualities of a drills book and a softball-specific guide to sport psychology, helping the reader to make the link between developing mental skills and improving on-field performance. The text is informative yet easy to read; the drills provide softball-specific instruction with practical application by integrating mental and physical skills. The first two chapters explain their approach and the mental preparation necessary for successful competition, followed by a chapter on each of the primary softball skills. A team-building chapter concludes the book by putting it into the context of a team sport and illustrating the benefits of and tactics for team cohesion.
Chapter 1. Mentaphysical Training; Chapter 2. Thinking the Game; Chapter 3. Hitting; Chapter 4. Bunting; Chapter 5. Baserunning; Chapter 6. Infield Defense; Chapter 7. Outfield Defense; Chapter 8. Pitching; Chapter 9. Catching; Chapter 10. Team-Building