The 2012 Marlin Softball Academy camps offer exceptional softball instructional camps for young women of all ages, skill levels, positions and abilities. All camps will be held at the Virginia Wesleyan Softball Complex and a certified athletic trainer will be on staff for each camp. Here are the camps below:
Marlin Softball Academy
JUNE 18th - 21st
This camp will provide beginner, intermediate and advanced softball instruction for athletes ages 7-12. Players will focus on developing proper hitting, throwing and fielding techniques. Groups will be formed according to age and ability. Campers will receive a free camp t-shirt, play live competitive games, partake in "Wet Wednesday" and participate in the annual camp wide competition.
Marlin Softball Academy
JULY 23rd - 25th
This camp will provide beginner, intermediate and advanced softball hitting instruction. Campers will receive instruction on proper hitting mechanics through drills, tee work, cage work and live batting practice. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability.
The Future Dreams Pitching Camp is designed for athletes who want to improve their pitching skills through Fluid Mechanics. Denny Tincher, father of Virginia Tech star and National Player of the Year Angela Tincher, will direct the camp and with Fluid Dynamics pitching, the emphasis will be on utilizing the female body in the way it was designed so that it can build energy from the ground upward and allow the flow of energy from the legs to the fingertips. Pitchers will learn and improve on the bio-mechanics of pitching, how each body part contributes to the pitch and incorporate these lessons through drill work that improve accuracy and speed. Pitchers will also be given advanced instruction on finding the change up that works best for them, the screwball and the importance and development of a solid rise ball. Pitchers will also be introduced to Denny's "100 days to Greatness" pitching program. Pitchers should provide their own catcher.
College Dreams Hitting Camp
AUGUST 13th - 15th
The College Dreams Hitting Camp is designed for rising 7th graders through high school seniors. Several college coaches from across the east coast will serve as clinicians for this camp which is not only designed to teach but to showcase player's individual talents. the camp will cover advanced hitting mechanics and drills used at the college level and hitters will receive instruction through lecture, drill, tee work, cage work and will have the opportunity to hit live on the field. This camp is a great opportunity for players who are interested in playing at the college level to not only improve their hitting but to showcase themselves to an exceptional staff of college coaches.