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PAC 225 Theory and Practice of Softball II
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Spring 2009
SUN#: None
AGEC: 
Credit Breakdown: 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
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Description: Advanced techniques of softball, including techniques of team play, rules, conditioning and mechanics of softball. May be taken two times for credit.

Prerequisites: PAC125 or consent of instructor

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Explain and apply the rules and regulations of intercollegiate softball competition.
2. (Analysis Level) Explain and demonstrate the proper conditioning required for softball including off-season, pre-season and in-season programs.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze advanced offensive strategies of softball including hitting, bunting, base running, base stealing and sliding.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze advanced defensive strategies of softball including pitching, catcher play, fielding ground balls and fly balls, double play, cut-off and relay, pick-off, and pitcher fielding.
5. Evaluate the psychology of team development including mental focus, imaging and team building.
6. (Analysis Level) Explain the theoretical aspects of competitive softball.
7. Exhibit advanced competitive softball techniques.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Adhere to the rules and verbally express the rules throughout the course of intercollegiate softball games.
2. Perform with at least the minimum required energy for high intensity practice and games.
3. Operate the team’s offensive strategies correctly in 60% of opportunities.
4. Operate the team’s defensive strategies in 85% of opportunities.
5. Through written or oral assessment, articulate personal perspective of the psychological make-up of the team experience.
6. Through oral assessments, critique team performance according to the theories to which the softball team adheres.