B Y : A M B E R M E Y E R , E L I S E M A L I S Z E W S K I ,
A N D N O A H M A H L I K
Diagnosing the Learning Situation
Using our practice calendar we will prepare
situations for our players to get better. Some of
these drills and practices will challenge our girls to
get better as individuals and as a softball team.
13 girls around the age of
Varying skill level
Two girls are below
Four have never played
Majority of the girls seem
to be in good physical
Three girls seem to be
slightly out of shape
Goal of Learning
Our goal for this 9th grade team is to make them
better all around softball players.
Finding each one of their strengths and weakness to
figure out where they fit best on the field
These girls need to put forth their strongest effort to
get better as a softball player and as a teammate
Characteristics of the Target Skill
All Discrete open skills involving large and small
All 3 skills require object manipulation
Throwing and fielding involves speed accuracy
Nature of the Target Context
If you don’t square up in time
Distraction of a runner
Need to work on our warm up before the game to make our
throwing more accurate.
Ball positioning in hand
Follow through aim
We had trouble bunting during our game so we are going to
breakdown the fundamentals of that skill.
Positioning in box
We had trouble as a team with fielding, to limit the errors for the
next game we need to breakdown the fundamentals of fielding.
Body positioning in front of the ball
Good athletic position to field a ball