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The strike zone is girls fastpitch softball is from the armpits to the knees vertically and from each side of home plate horizontally. It is not the same as in MLB which the photo above shows.

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Fast pitch strike zones are most of the time from the knees to the chest. Slightly below the knee to your shoulders, from either side of home plate to the other side of home plate.
knee to letter high or a tad lower than letter high matters on level

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What is a description of the strike zones in softball-?

The strike zones in softball is the way that you hit the ball. Usually the strike zone is from knees to the chest.


Strike zone in slow pitch softball?

Anything that hits the plate is considered a strike.


Where is the strike zone in softball?

The strike zone in softball is from the armpits to the knees tall. A ball that crosses any part of the plate wide. The strike zone is supposed to stay constant, even between umpires, but some umpires will always have different strike zones than others.


What are the zones called in softball?

Strike Zone The strike zone is from the knee to shoulder of the batting softball player. The strike zone also extends as wide as a normal swing. A strike is called if the ball passes through the strike zone and reaches the catcher. The softball umpire will also call a strike if a batter swings and misses at a pitch outside the strike zone. Three strikes result in a batter being called out by the softball umpire. A ball is called for all pitches that miss the strike zone. Four balls allow a batter to walk to first base uncontested. Outfield These 3 zones are short, middle, and long. In the outfield.


Difference between walk and strike on the softball game?

In softball, the batter can be walked, strikeout, or they can get a hit. Walks are caused by the batter accumulating 4 balls. A ball is a pitch thrown outside of the strike zone. A strike is a pitch thrown inside the strike zone. A batter can get a strike by either swinging and missing the ball, or they can get a strike from not swinging at a strike within the strike zone.


When does a softball umpire call a strike?

an umpire calls a strike when the ball is in the strike zone. personal my strike zone is chest to shin. to call a strike, u raise your right hand up to your ear and make a fist an call out "STRIKE!"


What size is extended strike zone for slow underhand pitch softball?

under your waist


What is the strike zone in fastpitch softball?

The strike zone is from the armpits to the knees tall. If any part of the ball crosses the plate it is considered a strike. Of course, umpire are supposed to try to stay within these parameters, but each umpire's strike zone varies.


Describe the strike zone in softball?

For fast pitch softball, international play and NCAA is bottom of the shoulders to lower portion of the knees. And the width of the plate. NOTE: Due to size of the ball the strike zone in softball can seem wider than MLB, but it's similar. Also the rules of the batters box differ between softball and baseball.


Where is the strike zone in fastpitch softball?

It depends on the Ump. (umpire) different umps have different zones. The average zone is from you shoulder to your knee. -Marina20


Where is the strike zone in slow pitch softball?

whereever the umpire deems it so on the night your team plays! lol


How high can you pitch a softball?

only in the strike zone and it also depends on the umpires opinion if he thinks it's low than its low.


What is the strike zone in fast pitch softball?

Some umpires will call a little differently, but the average is between the letters on your jersey to your knees


What is an average strike zone dimension in softball?

us players uaslly just go by your letters on your jersey to your knees! and of coarse every umpires stirk zone may vary!


When will a runner get a strike in softball?

A runner doesn't get a strike, a batter does.


Where is the strikezone in slowpitch softball?

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.


What is it called when you swing and miss in softball?

a strike.


What is an out in softball?

It's when you strike out tag out or throw out


What is a strike in softball?

strike zone is a conceptual three dimensional right angle pentagonal prism over home plate which defines the boundaries through which a pitch must pass in order to count as a strike when the batter does not swing or swings and miss.


When using a strike mat in slow pitch softball is the plate part of the strike zone?

Both, It depends on your league. I have played both ways. There are at least 2 mat size 16.5"x25" & 17"x36"


How to hit a softball of a tee?

It's no difference from hitting a pitched ball. Make sure to just position it out in front of the homeplate and adjust height to your strike zone.


What is the strike zone in Major League Baseball?

the strike zone is wherever the umpire says


In softball what is a walk?

A walk is when 4 balls are thrown that are not in the strike zone of the umpire. the balls may be thrown in any order, such as a strike, 2 balls, a strike and a 2 balls. The batter is then walked. You can also be hit by a pitch, which would earn you a base as a walk.


What is the stike of softball?

A strike in softball is when a pitcher pitches a softball to the batter [located in the batter box in front of the catcher] and the batter misses. When it is a strike, it is thrown in a particular area from the batter's armpits to the bottom of their knees.


What is the difference between a strike and a strike out?

In baseball and softball, a strike is a pitch that is swung at and missed by the batter. It goes through the batter's strike zone and the catcher catches it. A strikeout, however, is a result of three strikes. When someone strikes out, they have obtained three strikes without getting on base. They are considered out at that point.