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This course will help you understand the fundamental skills of softball and how to teach them in a safe, fun and engaging way!

Important Before Buying:

Please be aware that you may experience a delay between purchasing the course and it appearing on your profile as we are currently manually confirming all enrolments. Please contact coaching@softball.org.au if there are any issues.

To purchase and then access any of the courses, please register an account and log into the website first. 

This will ensure that you have a password associated with your account so payment enrolls you directly into the course so you can also start straight away and login later to access your courses again.

Click the “Login” button to get started.  Login or register first, then go to the “My-Courses” tab.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course you will be able to understand:

  • How to demonstrate skills
  • How to ask great questions and check for understanding
  • The basic skills of fielding, catching and throwing
  • The basic skills of batting and bunting
  • The basic skills of base running
  • The basic skills of pitching and catching
  • Basic softball terminology

There are many benefits to be gained from ongoing coach education.

The benefits go beyond teaching and refining new skills in players. The knowledge you acquire, then pass on, helps guide players to learn and also to develop key life skills.

There is great personal satisfaction in learning something yourself, then teaching others. You will be rewarded with tremendous pride as as you watch players grow in confidence as they apply the skills you have taught them.

Softball Fundamental Skills takes a look at specific skills and gives you practical tips on how to deliver quality coaching advice to your players.

IMPORTANT – Pre-requisites

You must provide evidence of completion for the pre-requisites listed below, in addition to the course content to obtain your course completion certificate.

Pre-requisites for Softball Batter Up Induction, Softball Fundamental Skills, Softball Training and Practice and Softball Managing Games courses can be accessed via the links below.

Please upload your certificates received for the following:

  1. Essential skills course | Sport Australia
  2. Coaches Code of Conduct | Signed and Submitted

If you have uploaded any of the pre-requisites for another course already, you do not have to complete them again, simply place them in the upload sectionof the additional course. However, they must stay up to date to ensure each of the prerequisite certificates are “current”.  

You will be asked in the last section of each course to upload the certificates from your pre-requisite courses.  

There is a section at the end of this course for you to upload documents as proof of completion. You can work through this course and the prerequisites at your own pace, but before you are awarded “completion”, the final step is to provide PDF copies of the certificates achieved and your signed Coaches Code of Conduct.

Once your documents are checked you will be notified and your completion certificate made available to you.

If you have any issues with the course, please email: coaching@softball.org.au

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