Skills Development Clinic Info

Skills Development Clinic Information

2015 Skills Development Clinic Information

Types of Services Available

  • Individual Video Analyses
  • Team Video Analyses
  • Skills Clinics for Local Team (See Team/Community Chart Below)
  • Skills Clinics for All-Star Teams (See Team/Community Chart Below)

Host Responsibilities

  • Contact Ryan Boland To Set Up Clinic (ryanboland31@hotmail.com)
  • Ensure Only Softball NL Members Participate
  • Collect & Pay Fees To Softball NL Prior To Clinic
  • Book A Suitable Facility (Gym/Field)
  • Pay Softball NL Travel Expenses For Instructors Prior To Clinic (.40 Cents A KM, See Chart)

Softball NL Will Cover The Cost Of Equipment And Training Devices, Meal Per Diem And Honorariums For Their Instructors.

The Number Of Instructors Depend On The Number Of Players Registered.

10 = 1 Instructor Minimum
11-15 = 2 Instructors
16-30 = 3 Instructors
31-40 = 4 Instructors

Video Analyses

Hitting:

  • Basic Stance (Open or Closed Stance & Head, Hips and Feet)
  • Strike Zone (What’s A Strike vs. What’s A Ball)
  • Plate Coverage (How To Pull A Ball & How To Go With The Pitch)
  • Bunting (When To Bunt, How To Bunt, What You Want To Achieve)

Catching:

  • Framing (Making The Most Of A Strike Zone
  • Transfer (Drills To Allow Getting The Ball From Your Glove To Your Throwing Hand)
  • Throwing (Pop & Thow)
  • Pickoffs (Throwing From The Knees)

Fielding:

  • Proper Fielding Techniques (Fielding The Ball From Straight On, Backhand & Forehand)
  • Proper Outfield Techniques (How To Approach A High Pop Fly, Line-Drive & Gapper)
  • When To Hit What Cut-Off And Why (How Middle Infield, 1st Base And Pitcher Cope With A Gapper Situation
  • Cut Offs (What Fielder Does The Outfielder Hit? What Do We So Next?)
  • Throwing (Throwing Techniques From Outfield, Throwing Techniques From Infield)
  • Double Players (Proper Double Play Transfers)

Pitching:

  • Mechanics (Power Line)
  • Spins (Different Grips For Drop, Rise & Change & Release Points)
  • Approach (How To Approach Different Batters In Certain Situations)

Base-Running

  • When To Start Stealing (Proper Lead-Off)
  • When To Dive & How
  • When To Slide & How
  • Heads-Up Running

Team/Community Clinics Chart

Age: U10 Mite
Time Frame: 45 Minute Sessions
Individual Cost: $10.00 Each
Minimum Players: 8
Maximum Players: 30
Training Available: Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Hitting

Age: U12 Squirt
Time Frame: 1 Hour Sessions
Individual Cost: $10.00 Each
Minimum Players: 8
Maximum Players: 40
Training Available: Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Hitting/Sliding

Age: U14 Pee-Wee
Time Frame: 75 Minute Sessions
Individual Cost: $15.00 Each
Minimum Players: 10
Maximum Players: 40
Training Available: Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Hitting/Bunting

Age: U16 Bantam
Time Frame: 2 Hour Sessions
Individual Cost: $15.00 Each
Minimum Players: 10
Maximum Players: 40
Training Available: Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Hitting/Bunting/Mental Preparation

Age: U18 Midget
Time Frame: 2 Hour Sessions
Individual Cost: $15.00 Each
Minimum Players: 10
Maximum Players: 40
Training Available: Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Hitting/Bunting/Mental Preparation

*Please Note: Multiple Clinics May Be Accommodated On The Same Day If Instructors Are Available. It Would Be In The Best Interest Of Those Requesting Clinics To Provide For As Many Categories As Possible On The Same Day Due To Limited Time That Instructors Have Available.

Mileage Chart

*Please Note:
Current Members Of The Skills Development Committee All Live In St. John’s

Location — KMS From St. John’s RETURN TRIP — Cost

Location: CBC
KMS: 100
Cost: $40.00

Location: CBS
KMS: 70
Cost: $28.00

Location: Clarenville
KMS: 380
Cost: $152.00

Location: Corner Brook
KMS: 1400
Cost: $560.00

Location: Gander
KMS: 680
Cost: $272.00

Location: Placentia
KMS: 280
Cost: $112.00

Location: Southern Shore
KMS: 60
Cost: $24.00