The MissouriSouthern State softball program will host a Winter Camp on January 18 featuringboth hitting and pitching camps on the campus of Missouri Southern for ages8-18.
The MSSUWinter Camp will be held on Saturday, January 18, in Young Gymnasium. Hittinginstruction will be go on from 9 am - Noon for a $60 fee. Pitching Instructionwill be done in the afternoon from 1 pm - 4 pm for a cost of $75. Thoseparticipating in both camps can do so for a $10 discount.
Head SoftballCoach, Bill Gray, and assistant coach, Nicole Hudson will be the leadinstructors of both the hitting and pitching camps. They will be assisted bymembers of the 2014 softball team. Participants in the hitting camp shouldbring a bat, batting gloves and helmet. Participants in the pitching camp must have a catcherwith them and an appropriate sized softball to pitch.
Allparticipants signing up by January 9th will receive a camp T-shirt.Registrations following this date are not guaranteed a shirt. Camp is open forcampers 8-18. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability. Both campsare limited to 50 participants. Sign up can be done at www.mssusoftballcamps.com. For moreinformation contact Bill Gray 417-625-9873.
HittingCamp:Hitting camp will be broken down into basic and advanced instruction. Allplayers will receive instruction on stance and swing mechanics. Players willalso be given instruction on topics from choosing the proper bat to game timeadjustments. Players will be hitting off of tees, soft toss, front toss andpitching machines.
PitchingCamp:Pitchers will work on the basic skills for each pitch focusing on spin, stride,and body position. Emphasis will be put on the fast ball, drop ball, rise balland change up. Pitchers without a catcher will throw to each other when workingon pitches.
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