Senior Women's National Team

Softball Canada's National Teams Program is recognized as one of the worldwide leaders in the sport of softball. Canada is considered a medal threat in all four major International categories, including Senior Women, Senior Men, Junior Women and Junior Men.

The Senior Women's Top 5 International Rankings are:

Senior Women (based on 2014 ISF World Championship Standings)

1. Japan
2. United States
3. Australia
4. Canada
5. Chinese Taipei


Women's National Teams 101 Document


 

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Standards for National
Team Consideration

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Pitchers

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
Fastball 64mph 69mph
Change-Up 15-18 mph slower than maximum  
     
Any (2) of the following:    
Rise 60mph 64mph
Curve 60mph 64mph
Screw ball 60mph 64mph


Catchers

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
Throw: H-2B < 2.00 seconds 1.84 seconds
Glove to glove Release < 0.95 0.80


General Fitness

  Minimum Standard National Team Best
     
Throwing Speed (overhand) > 60mph 68mph
Plank 2.30 min 3.45 min
Beep Test (Leger) 6.5 12
Pro Agility 5.5 4.6
Crunches 30 in 1 min 60 in 1 min
Push Ups 25 in 1 min 40 in 1 min

 

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