Softball Announces Winter Skills Clinic
Dec. 18, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -Penn State softball will host a winter softball skills clinic Jan. 13, head coach Robin Petrini announced Tuesday. The clinic will be limited to 80 campers and will take place at the Penn State Multi-Sport Complex and Holuba Hall.
Camp information and registration may be found here.
The Penn State Softball Skills Clinic is designed for girls in grades 8-12. The clinic will give athletes an opportunity to improve their skills with the direction of the Penn State softball coaching staff including associate head coach Jen McIntyre and assistant coach Lisa Banse.
The first session, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Multi-Sport Facility, will include training for pitchers and catchers and is limited to 40 participants. The second session will focus on both offensive and defensive positional play and spans from 12:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. inside Holuba Hall.
The focus of the clinic will teach tactical aspects of softball with a competitive environment. Instruction of all positions will take place including a pitching and catching portion. Clinic participants are instructed to bring all necessary softball equipment (bats, helmets, glove and tennis shoes), while catchers should bring their own gear including shin guards, chest protectors and masks.
While water is provided, campers are advised to bring a lunch or snacks. The cost of the program is $130 for both sessions or $50 for session one and $90 for session two.