TEMPE – The Arizona State University softball program has announced its 2014 Summer Camp schedule, featuring two camps set to get underway on June 16 and June 23, respectively.
Spots are still available for both camps and registration is still open.
Each of the Sun Devil softball camps will feature four days of instructions and skill-work, with the first camp running from Monday, June 16 through Thursday, June 19 and the second camp operating from Monday, June 23 through Thursday, June 24.
Campers ages 10-18 with all skill levels are invited to join the ASU Softball team and coaches this summer as the program hosts two Summer All-Skills Camps. The 2014 Sun Devil Softball Summer All-Skills Camps are designed with developing softball skills and having fun in mind! This camp is an all- skills camp featuring hitting, defense, pitching, catching, and base running drills and more with campers offered the opportunity to take part in any of the skill work they choose.
Each camp will run for four nights and will take place at Farrington Stadium, taking place from 6-10 p.m. each evening. Meals will not be provided. Campers will receive over 15 hours of quality softball skill instruction from some of the best in the game.
Registration will be completed online. The camp fee will be $300 with a four dollar registration fee for a grand total of $304 per camp. Payments will be collected online via E-Check or credit card. Registration can be completed at the following link by clicking on the Softball button: http://goo.gl/mjw1f3
The parents of each camper will be required to complete parental /guardian consent and release form that releases Arizona State University from any and all liability for any injuries incurred while at the camp that is not due to ASU’s negligence. It is recommended that all campers be covered by their parent/guardian health/medical insurance where the organized sports exclusion has been removed. An ASU trainer will be available on-site to tend to any minor injuries that may take place over the course of the camp. The release does include a medical release in favor of any attending physician. The release will be signed digitally upon completion of online registration.
MORE CAMP DETAILS
Softball Skill Work Features:
(PLEASE NOTE: Campers may take part in ANY section of the skill work that is applicable to their position and are NOT required to take part in all drills. A sample of camp drills can be found below.)
-Offensive Drills (swing mechanics, generating power, situational hitting, the short-game, increasing quality at-bats, hitting off of pitchers, etc)
-Defensive Drills (glove work fundamentals, position specific drill work, primary defensive position skill development, secondary defensive position skill development, increasing throwing velocity & accuracy, situational defense, arm care, etc)
-Catching Drills (catching fundamentals: receiving/framing, blocking, increasing throwing velocity & accuracy, situational defense, building the umpire-catcher & pitcher-catcher in-game relationships, catching for
pitchers during portions of camp)
-Pitching Drills (pitching fundamentals, increasing pitch velocity, mastering the change up, taking pitch movement to the next level, the mental game, pitching to catchers during portions of camp, arm care, etc)
-Base Running Drills (base running fundamentals, situational base running, sliding, etc)
-Other: Question & Answer Sessions with current ASU Student-Athletes & Staff, The Mental Game, The Recruiting Process, etc.
Items to Bring:
-Batting helmet with a facemask
-Batting gloves (optional)
-Cleats &/or turf shoes or sneakers (Metal cleats will not be permitted in the batting cages.)
-Catchers should bring their own gear.
-Additional softball equipment: hat/visor, face mask, mouth guard, sunscreen, etc
*ASU Softball is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please label your gear appropriately.