Yes. At bats are counted pretty much identically to Baseball. Thing that would result in no at bat would be: walk, hit by pitch, sacrifice fly, sacrifice bunt.
No it doesn't count as a walk it counts as a hit by pitch or HBP.
Yes they can no matter the pitch count.
yes there is different types of softball. There is fast-pitch and there is slow-pitch softball.
Fast pitch softball is pitched underhand and a baseball is pitched overhand.
a fast ball
not as fast as a man
Some umpires will call a little differently, but the average is between the letters on your jersey to your knees
the age of fast pitch softball starts at 11 (the ages may vary for your leages)
The same place as fast pitch strike zone. above the knees, below the chest, and on the corners or in the middle of the plate.
Usually about 60-75 mph.
How about the rising fastball.
there are many types of ways to play softball. there is slow pitch and fast pitch. tee ball and coach pitch but fast pitch is where they go in a hole wind up and pitch the ball to the hitter.