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Based on NFHS guidelines, this e-course will help you prepare to officiate softball games. The course contains material suitable for officials at the high school level and covers NFHS mechanics. You'll learn your officiating responsibilities, including pregame and postgame procedures and enforcement of safety and equipment regulations, and the mechanics of officiating softball such as patterns of movement, coverage responsibilities, and hand and body signals. You'll also learn how to apply umpiring mechanics by analyzing specific game situations.

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Included with this online course are the texts, Officiating Softball, written by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) in cooperation with the National Federation of State High Schools (NFHS), and the most current edition of the NFHS Softball Rules Book, plus the Officiating Softball Mechanics CD (NFHS Edition), developed by Epic Sports Software in cooperation with ASEP and the NFHS.

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