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Augustana Softball Camps

2019 Catching Academy

Session 1: Grades 4th - 7th

  • This clinic will focus on improving basic mechanics of receiving, blocking and throwing.
  • Instruction will include but is not limited to the following : set-up, framing, blocking mechanics, analysis of throwing motion.
  • Instruction on developing a quick and efficient transfer from glove to throwing hand.
  • Drills focusing on throwing mechanics and building arm strength.
  • Drills designed to develop quickness and proficiency in blocking pitches in the dirt and recovery

Session 2: Grades 8th - 12th/H.S.

  • This clinic will build upon the foundation of framing, blocking, and receiving with an emphasis on angling, thumb roll and communication with umpires.
  • Work on blocking will continue to build quickness and proficiency in these movement patterns but add picks in the dirt and reactions to cross-up’s.
  • Through use of radar, video and Hittrax system athletes will work to lower release times, build arm strength and reduce pop times.
  • This session will also highlight pick-off footwork, wild pitch retrieval and throws, bunt defense and other elements of positional play.

1:3 or 1:4 coach to player ratio. No more than 12 participants per session.  Register Early!

Session 1: (Grades 4th - 7th)
Mon., Feb 11th, 2019  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon., Feb 18th, 2019  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon., Feb 25th, 2019  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mon., Mar 4th, 2019 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Pitching Academy
Cost: $100 per session

Session 2: (Grades 8th - 12th/H.S. Varsity)
Mon., Feb 11th, 2019  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mon., Feb 18th, 2019  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mon., Feb 25th, 2019  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mon., Mar 4th, 2019  7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Location: Hall Baseball/Softball Complex located at the corner of 37th St. and Lake Avenue.

Check-in: A half hour preceding each session.

Additional Information:

  • Athletes must bring their own glove and catcher’s gear.
  • Cost for the academy includes a T-Shirt.

No refunds will be given after the day of the clinic except for the case of inclement weather.  Submit all such requests in writing.