“Offense, defense, baserunning, mental approach . . . no matter what you’re looking for to improve your slowpitch game, Slowpitch Softball is where you will find the answer!”
4-Time National Batting Champion
28-Time Member of All-World Team
2003, 2004, and 2007 Champion of Long Haul Bombers Tour
"Rainer Martens offers players, regardless of skill level, the opportunity to learn the game of softball inside and out—and excel! Slowpitch Softball is a must-have."
Editor, Softball World
“Slowpitch Softball has all the information you need to improve your game. It’s well written, well organized, and comprehensive."
National 65+ Player
Here’s the missing guide for slowpitch softball. It’s not a fastpitch softball book adapted to slowpitch softball. It’s a comprehensive and unique instructional guide to the unique sport of slowpitch.
With Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball: Enhanced Edition, you will learn basic to advanced offensive and defensive techniques. And the comprehensive coverage of slowpitch strategies and tactics, as well as expert advice on physical and psychological conditioning, will ensure you step out of the dugout confident and prepared.
Senior softball Hall of Famer Rainer Martens and his wife, Julie Martens, put their wealth of expertise together in this special iPad edition containing 62 video clips and 105 photos. With over 45 years of softball experience and PhDs in the sport sciences, Rainer and Julie bring unique insight into all aspects of the game to help players, coaches, and fans alike hit a home run in this exciting game.
This enhanced e-book with video is now available for purchase through the Apple iBookstore and Amazon’s Kindle store and is compatible with iOS devices – iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch – using the iBooks or Kindle app.
Part I. Offense
Chapter 1. Hitting Basics
Chapter 2. Advanced Hitting
Chapter 3. Baserunning
Chapter 4. Offensive Strategies and Tactics
Part II. Defense
Chapter 5. Pitching
Chapter 6. Infielder Skills
Chapter 7. Outfielder Skills
Chapter 8. Defensive Strategies and Tactics
Part III. Preparation
Chapter 9. Field and Equipment
Chapter 10. Physical Preparation
Chapter 11. Mental Preparation
Chapter 12. Softball First Aid
Part IV. Coaching
Chapter 13. Conducting Practices
Chapter 14. Game-Day Coaching