Missouri Southern Softball - Elementary AcademyMissouri Southern Softball Camps
Location: Joplin, MO
Event Date(s): 11/04/2012 - 11/25/2012
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Registration Cut-off Date: 11/02/2012 11:59 PM Central Time
Softball Academy: What it means
The Missouri Southern State University Softball Academy wil give student athletes the opportunity to develop their hitting, pitching or new this year catching skills in a cost effective manner. Players will receive instruction on the skill of power hitting and bunting. The Hitting instruction will be led by Missouri Southern State University head coach, Bill Gray. Pitchers will be instructed in leg drive, arm speed, wrist snap and total pitch development. Pitching instruction will be led by MSSU coach David Wright . Catchers will be instructed on framing, blocking and throwing skills. Instruction will be led by members of the MSSU softball team.
The Elementary Academy is for all softball players in grades 1-7. The one-hour sessions will break down the basic skills of hitting or pitching. Hitters will learn the importance of stance, balance and swing mechanics. Pitchers will work on generating power and accuracy. CATCHING is in its second year and will emphasize blocking, framing and throw downs.
Registration for Elementary Academy due: October 28, 2012.
Sessions will be capped at 12 participants in each skill.
How it works:
• Players may participate in one hitting and one pitching session per week.
• Sessions will be limited to 12 players to insure individual attention.
• The cost of each session is $20.