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Articles — Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball

Rainer and Julie Martens discuss their new book

A comprehensive and original instructional guide to the unique sport of slowpitch

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Dominate the field with slowpitch-specific softball products from Human Kinetics

Rainer and Julie Martens’ Slowpitch Softball is the ideal enhanced e-book for slowpitch players. With 62 video clips and 105 photos, the duo delivers a complete guide for individual and team success with instruction for players at all levels.

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Rainer and Julie Martens talk about their experiences playing slowpitch softball

With over 45 years of softball experience and PhDs in the sport sciences, Rainer and Julie bring unique insight into all aspects of the game.

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Become a top slowpitch player with enhanced edition of Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball

Rainer and Julie Martens’ Slowpitch Softball is the ideal enhanced e-book for slowpitch players. With 62 video clips and 105 photos, the duo delivers a complete guide for individual and team success with instruction for players at all levels.

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Rainer Martens offers advice for players of slowpitch softball

Rainer Martens has been playing softball for 45 years. He is a stand-out player and coach for the Florida Legends, the most decorated senior softball team in the United States with over 80 National Championships. In 18 national tournaments, Martens-coached teams have won 16 national championships and placed second in the other two. His passion and achievements in softball were rewarded when he was inducted into the National Senior Softball Hall of Fame in 2009. Rainer Martens has written 16 books and hundreds of articles. His book Successful Coaching has sold over 1 million copies, and it is the top-selling...

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