The main goal of the camp is to enhance players' understanding of the different facets of the game while increasing enjoyment of the game of fastpitch softball. The emphasis is on players learning the appropriate skills, tactics, and strategies necessary to play better fastpitch.
Participants should bring a snack, drink, sun block, as well as a bat, batting helmet, spikes, sliders, and glove -- "Game Day Gear". Catchers need their gear.
9:00am Warm-up with speed & agility drills
9:30am Hitting lecture and drills
10:30am Baserunning and sliding
10:50am Proper throwing mechanics
11:10am Snack & team selection
11:20am Individual defensive skills
11:35am 1-pitch game
Daily content and activity length will vary based on player's abilities to perform skills and employ strategies.
Hitting & bunting
Players will learn:
Relays-single and tandem
To turn a variety of double plays
To pick off runners and back up the throws
To defend against bunt-and-run with runner on first (weeks 2 & 3)
To defend first-and-third play (weeks 2 & 3)