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The Silver Lake Strikers of the Kingston Baseball & Softball League are pleased to announce a Catcher's Clinic.  

DATES: Saturday, March 24th (updated)
TIMES: 9:00am to 1:00pm
LOCATION: (TBA--Plymouth area or outside @ Pottle St. if nice!)
AGES: Clinic is open to girls aged  9 - 16 years old
COST: $50

Space is limited and will initially be open only to girls in Kingston, Halifax and Plympton.  Any available spots remaining after March 1st will be made available to the general public!  
     Registration IS NOW OPEN!!  CLICK HERE! 

Clinic Summary:  
Catching is arguably the toughest position on the field!  Unfortunately, we've found that good instruction is generally unavailable to players on the South Shore.  This is a TWO DAY instructional clinic that will cover many aspects of catching.  Our staff is dedicated to making sure we will provide a fun and enjoyable experience for all attendees, staff and visitors. 

We will supply comprehensive and expert instruction in all phases of softball catching.  
Stances, blocking, framing, throwing mechanics, pickoffs and more will be covered.

Players will learn from one of the best softball catchers in the area who has played, caught  and coached softball at recreational, high school and collegiate levels!

Players Receive:  

  • 4 hours of elite, professional instruction 
  • Opportunity to meet and learn from one of the South Shore's premier catchers/coaches.
Detailed Clinic Description:  
These are the things you can expect to be able to work on while at the clinic:
  • The proper way to wear your catcher's equipment
  • Stances (signal, relaxed & ready)
  • Framing the pitch
  • Snap to Throw
  • Throwing mechanics
    • ​4-seam rotation
    • Wrist flicks 
    • Indian style
    • One knee
    • Stand up no ste
    • Step to throw
    • Quick feet 
  • Throwing to bases
  • Blocking
    • ​Head, shoulders & hands
    • Waist, legs & feet
  • Bunt coverage
  • Pass balls
  • Pop Flys
  • Throwing out runners
  • Plate coverage
  • And MORE!
Professional Instructors: 
Instruction will be provided by 
Dani (Walsh) Barrett.  Dani has played and coached at all levels from town recreatioal leagues, high school, Jr. Olympic and Collegiate.  She was the catcher for the 1992 College World Series Div. I UMass Amherst team as well as the 1994 College World Series Division III Bridgewater State team.  She was on the 1994 World Series All Tournament Team (catcher).

Items to Bring to Clininc:  
  • Each player must bring their own Catching Gear.   We will attempt to obtain a few spare sets, but plan in bringing your own if possible.
  • Indoor/Turf shoes (no cleats)
  • Water bottles are highly recommended!
Space is limited.     Click HERE to Register! 

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