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Extra Information:
Strength
Speed & Agility
Hand Speed & Eye Coordination
   

 

Softball Utilizes the Following Physical Components: (strength training)

Agility
-infield positions
Speed
-outfield positions
-base running
-pitching
   
Strength
-Throwing
-explosive power in running
-hitting
-pitching
Aerobic Stamina
-base for all other energy systems
-enhanced recovery, regeneration
   
Anaerobic Alactic
-all explosive actions
Anaerobic Lactic
-Baserunning
-running down a fly ball
-pitching
   
BalanceStrength Endurance (not the same strength endurance required like for wrestling)
-Pitcher pitching
-Catcher throwing
-Baserunning
Flexibility
-Sliding
-injury prevention
-improves range of motion (leverage in skill execution)
   
Balance  

 

Muscles involved: (almost all technical skills in softball)

Pectoralis Major – Serratus Anterior – Latissiumus Dorsi
-throwing
-hitting
-fielding
Trapezius – Rhomboids – Deltoids
-hitting
-throwing
   
Biceps – Biceps Brachii – Brachialis
-hitting
-throwing
Triceps – Triceps Brachii – Teres Minor
-hitting
-throwing
   
Infraspinatus – Teres Major – Subscapular
-throwing
-pitching
-hitting
Erector Spinae – Serape Musculature – Gluteus Maximus / Minimus
-all skills requiring balance
-running
   
Hamstrings – Gatrocnemius – Trapezius
-running
-hitting
-pitching
Gluteus Maximus – External Oblique – Tensor Fasciae Latae
-all rotation activities
-quadriceps – illiopsoas – rectus femoris
-all rotation activities
-running
   
Soleus
-running
-hitting
 


More On How The Muscles In Our Body Work:
https://feetsofclay.estrellamountain.edu/sites/default/files/docs/14-muscle-charts.pdf