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PE 221 Fundamentals of Fast Pitch Softball • 3 Cr.


Introduces teaching, coaching, and playing techniques for women's fast-pitch softball. Students focus on current concepts, materials, and skills development. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper techniques and positioning involved with defensive play, both infield and outfield
  • Pitchers will learn five (5) basic pitches together with use of these pitches in situational applications. Pitching to zones will also be taught
  • Catchers will learn zone application and “setting” up batters, together with utilizing field generalship to adjust defensive sets.
  • Outfielders will learn “9 box” rules together with defensive sets on given hitters
  • Demonstrate proper techniques and positioning involved with defensive play.
  • Batters will learn proper hand, upper body and feet positioning involved with power hitting, bunting and executing running slap bunts
  • Base running skills will be taught together with proper sliding techniques



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000