10/8 and 10/15 (Baseball)
INTRODUCTION to CATCHERS FUNDAMENTALS
10AM TO 11AM
An Introductory one-hour clinic with the focus on basic instructions and training (KISS). Instructions for the beginner catcher (softball and baseball) who wants to ably perform, get better… build a foundation to expand, improve and grow. Each technique is demonstrated, then drills are presented to reinforce each skill…
… This is where it starts… eBook included; Catching4Kids – small targets
CATCHER CLINIC: Three Skills & Drills… RECEIVING, BLOCKING & THROWING
11AM TO 2PM
A comprehensive 3-hour clinic; one-hour each of basic training in Receiving, Blocking, and Throwing; with emphasis on instructions, training and activity. Instruction begins with the BASICS, then ADVANCES based on the group’s experience to relate game-like situations. Each technique is demonstrated, then drills are practiced to reinforce each skill. The pre-payment of $135 provides each catcher with two complimentary eBooks on catching (over 55 pages); BASEBALL CATCHERS GUIDE (courtesy of Baseball-Catcher.com)… and a copy of eBook; Advanced Catching Techniques.
CATCHER POPTIME: Evaluations, Analysis & Instructions
2PM TO 4PM
POPTIME Evaluation and Training:
- Each catcher will be take 5-10 throws; analyzed and measured (Before)
- TRAINING SESSIONS on receiving, transferring, and throwing; stressing/ practicing proper footwork & arm mechanics
- Each catcher will be take 5-10 throws; analyzed and measured (After)
Each catcher will receive an emailed Evaluation report; analyzing strengths/ weaknesses and recommendations, including the before/ after release times.
PopTime is comprised of three components; release, velocity and accuracy.
See how Catcher Coach Rick Straub’s RAPID RELEASE method will improve any catchers poptime by focusing on your release.
– Parents/ coaches are encouraged to video their catchers during the 1-2 hour session.