Published Oct 31, 2023

Chengnan Lin  


The cultivation of comprehensive competencies is crucial to college students’ development. It is a primary goal of higher education and a need for social development. Currently, issues such as unhealthy mental tendencies, insufficient social skills, and weak social adaptability exist among some Chinese college students. Against the backdrop of promoting college students’ holistic development through physical education, this study analyzed the roles of slow pitch softball in boosting college students’ key competencies based on the features of this sport and proposed suggestions for optimizing slow pitch softball training in college physical education.


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Slow Pitch Softball, College Student, Physical Education, Comprehensive Competencies

Supporting Agencies

This study is funded by the project “Research on the Pathways to the High-quality Development of Physical Education in Private Colleges in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region” (2022ZJY3259) under the 14th Five-year Plan of Education Sciences in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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How to Cite
Lin, C. (2023). Developing Comprehensive Competences of College Students through Sports: The Role of Slow Pitch Softball Training. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 18(2), 2959–2971. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.23.re297