Ms nehl 9 th grade physical education
1 / 21

Ms. Nehl - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Ms. Nehl 9 th grade Physical Education . Different Names. Indoor Baseball Kitten Ball Diamond Ball Mush Ball Pumpkin Ball Softball didn’t come around till 1926. History. Invented in Chicago, IL in November of 1887 by George Hancock.

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Ms. Nehl' - Angelica

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Ms nehl 9 th grade physical education l.jpg

Ms. Nehl9th grade Physical Education

Slide2 l.jpg

Different Names

  • Indoor Baseball

  • Kitten Ball

  • Diamond Ball

  • Mush Ball

  • Pumpkin Ball

  • Softball didn’t come around till 1926.

Slide3 l.jpg


  • Invented in Chicago, IL in November of 1887 by George Hancock.

  • A boxing glove was tied together with its laces to form a ball.

  • The bat was first made out of a broom stick handle.

Slide4 l.jpg

History Cont.

  • Became famous overnight at a local Fire Department by a lieutenant who wanted to keep his fireman fit.

  • 1934 the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) was added.

  • ASA has over 4.5 million memberships (this does not apply to fastpitch).

Slide5 l.jpg

History Cont.

  • 1965 International Softball World Championships developed women’s softball making it an international game.

  • 1976 formed the International Women’s Professional Softball League.

  • 1980 League disbanded because of financial ruin.

  • To Learn more about the history of Softball go to -

Slide6 l.jpg

Softball Terms

  • Single- the ball is hit and you receive one base.

  • Double-the ball is hit and you earn two bases.

  • Triple-the ball is hit and you earn three bases

  • Home Run-the ball is hit and you make it all the way around on the base path.

Slide7 l.jpg

Terms Cont.

  • Stolen Base- the runner intentional moves to the next base right after the pitch not being tagged.

  • Strike- a pitch that passes through the zone.

  • Ball- a pitch that is not a strike.

  • Full Count- when the batter has 3 balls and 2 strikes

Slide8 l.jpg

Terms Cont.

  • Dead Ball- a ball that is pitched and hits the batter.

  • Foul Ball- a ball that is hit by the batter but lands in foul territory.

Slide9 l.jpg

Ways to Get an Out

  • Strikeout- If a batter gets three strikes.

  • Fly Out- the ball that the batter hits is caught before it hits the ground.

  • Tagged-The fielder receives the ball and touches the runner passing them with the ball.

  • Double Play- when two runners are out in the same play.

Slide10 l.jpg

Outs Cont.

  • Ground Out- The field throws the ball after they receive it from the ground and throw it to the bag.

  • Force Out- The fielder holding the ball touches the base that the runner may only run to.

  • Triple Play- When three runners are out in the same play.

Slide11 l.jpg


  • Step 1: Have comfortable stance. Balance weight on the balls of feet. Keep knees slightly bent, with slight bend at the waist.

  • Step 2: Hold the bat with front elbow down and relaxed, and back elbow at a 45-degree angle, pointed at the ground.

Slide12 l.jpg

Hitting Cont.

  • Step 3: Grasp bat at a 45- to 90-degree angle with the both middle knuckles of hands aligned.

  • Step 4: Keep hands at the top of zone, and near your back armpit. Make sure the bat is between the catcher and your back shoulder.

  • Step 5: Keep head straight, with eyes focused on pitchers release point of the ball.

Slide13 l.jpg

Hitting Cont.

  • Step 6: Shift weight to back foot as pitcher starts windup.

  • Step 7: Stride forward with front foot on release of pitch, don’t bring weight forward.

  • Step 8: Start to pivot back foot to squish a bug, and transfer weight forward to the middle of your body.

Slide14 l.jpg

Hitting Cont.

  • Step 9: Launch your hands last, with the knob of the bat towards pitcher's feet.

  • Step 10: Don’t drop the barrel of the bat below your hands at the start of the swing.

  • Step 11: Hit the ball and drive it, following through with your hands swinging to the opposite shoulder.

Slide15 l.jpg


  • Step 1: The overhand throw is both easier and more accurate.

  • Step 2: Grip the ball with your finger tips. Use two or three fingers and your thumb to hold the ball.

  • Step 3: Turn head towards target.

  • Step 4: Rotate your body sideways, extending glove towards target.

Slide16 l.jpg

Throwing Cont.

  • Step 5: Pull the ball back.

  • Step 6: Throw - your arm goes up and out to your target, snap your wrist just as the ball’s released.

  • Step 7: Follow through by bring your arm across your body.

Slide17 l.jpg

Throwing Cont.

  • Baseball over

    hand throwing

    is the same as


    * Follow the steps

Slide19 l.jpg

Softball Field Dimensions

  • Click on the link below to see the dimensions of a softball field.


Slide20 l.jpg

Interesting Softball Sites




Slide21 l.jpg


  • Students will be assessed on worksheet about certain topics and how well the fill them out.

  • The will also be assessed on how well the student participates in the classroom activities.

  • Students will at the end have to give a presentation about a certain part of hitting further in depth.