Gustie Softball To Host Summer Clinics

Posted on July 24th, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus softball team is excited to be hosting multiple clinics this summer for the age groups of 10, 12, 14-under along with 16 and 18-under. Head Coach Britt Stewart and Assistant Coach Kyhl Thomson will host the clinics on August 22-23 at Gustie Softball Field.

The two clinics for the age group 10, 12 & 14U will take place on August 22 while the 16 & 18U clinics will be on August 23. Two sessions will be available for campers on each date, $50 for session one and $60 for session two, or $100 for both.

SCHEDULE:

  • Session 1: 9-11 a.m. – Pitching and Catching
  • Lunch: 11-11:45 a.m. (Campers can bring lunch or purchase lunch in the Cafeteria)
  • Session 2: 12-1:30 p.m. – Hitting and 1:30-3 p.m. – Defense

SESSION #1: Pitchers and Catchers will develop beginning to intermediate pitching and catching skills and fundamentals. The pitching session will develop form, accuracy, and speed. Pitchers will learn new drills to improve their leg drive, powerline mechanics, snap and release point. Pitchers will also learn different types of change ups. Catchers will work with current catchers on staff to develop their fundamentals behind the plate. They will learn and improve their stance, throws, as well as learn the fundamentals of blocking and framing. This will be a fun developmental camp in which athletes will get to meet the Gustie softball players on a first hand basis.

SESSION #2: The current Gusties will work with campers to develop proper throwing fundamentals, fielding the ball properly, and learning the basics of infield and outfield. Campers will also improve their swings as they focus on hitting and the proper mechanics. Campers will learn fun new drills to improve their skills and engage with current Gustie athletes.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Glove, bat, cleats, batting gloves, helmet, catchers gear, pitchers please provide your own catcher. Please check in 15 minutes prior to the start of your camp time. There will be a table for check in outside of the softball field.

CAMP FLIERS: Aug. 22 (10, 12 &14U) | Aug. 23 (16 & 18U)

REGISTRATION FORM

 

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