Diamond Drills Baseball Skill Clinics with Jon Perry
Participants may attend one clinic or multiple clinics. 3 Clinics offered for Pitching/Throwing and 3 Clinics offered for Hitting. Ideally participants should attend all three clinics of a particular skill.
Goal for Pitching /Throwing: To maximize the efficiency of the correct throwing motion and delivery and to teach proper care and maintenance/stretching techniques of the arm and shoulder. You will learn how to use ALL the parts of your body to throw a baseball correctly, and safely, and hopefully, maximize your accuracy and throwing consistent strikes. The athletes will also learn basic fundamentals of fielding the position of pitcher.
Goal for Batting/Hitting: To become knowledgeable about the psychology of hitting and learn the basic fundamentals and mechanics of an efficient and effective stance and batting swing. In addition, some alternative offensive skills will be addressed like base-running and bunting.
Program Name: Diamond Drills Baseball Skills Clinics (Pitching/Throwing and Hitting)
Program Age/Grade Group: Ages 9-14
Program Date: Pitching/Throwing Sundays, March 15, 22, March 29, 2020, Hitting Sundays, April 19, 26, May 3, 2020
Program Time: 10:30 am-12 pm
Program Location: Pitching/Throwing-Skehan Recreation Center, Hitting-HA Turf Field
Program Registration Minimum: 6
Program Registration Maximum: 16
Program Registration Deadline: Pitching/Throwing March 8, 2020, Hitting April 12, 2020
Program Fee Hampden Resident: $15.00 per session
Program Fee Non Resident: $20.00 per session
Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: Pitching/Throwing March 9, 2020, Hitting April 13, 2020
Program Equipment/Supplies Required:
Pitching/Throwing-Your student should bring their glove, a baseball cap, a long sleeve shirt that covers the elbow and bring a sweatshirt just in case its cold
Hitting-Your student should be dressed for the outside weather, and bring a glove, baseball bat, and batting helmet if you have one.
All cancellations due to weather will be made via an email blast from the MyRec system software at www.hampdenrecreation.com
To make certain you receive the latest weather cancellation announcements, please be certain to opt in to email notifications-cancellations on your household account.