On Oct. 29, VCSU head softball coach Mike Mook and staff will be offering an all-skills clinic to elite athletes, ages 13-18, looking to prepare themselves for the next level. With extensive video analysis and attentive, detailed instruction, we strive to make a lasting difference in their game.
For more information, see the info below or contact VCSU head coach Michael Mook at 701-845-7155 or [email protected]
Everyone participating in a VCSU softball camp or clinic must complete the waiver of liability form.
Registering for our camp is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
1. Click Register Online - Submit your information to reserve your spot.
2. Click Complete Waiver Form - Print the form, complete the form and bring with you on the first night of the clinic.
3. Bring your payment to the first day of camp. Make checks payable to "VCSU"
FALL ELITE PROSPECT CAMP
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016
Position players and pitchers: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Cost: $125
Pitchers* and catchers: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Cost: $80
*catchers will be provided
All campers will be provided a camp T-shirt
To learn more about VCSU and Vikings Softball, visit: http://www.vcsuvikings.com/sport/0/9.php
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.: Defensive Skill Acquisition & Foundations of Positional Play
In the first two hours, position players will move through detailed and graduated progressions, working from video analysis of throwing mechanics to refined instruction in footwork, glove work and fundamentals of positional play.
11:00 to 12:00: Campus Tour/Lunch (we will provide lunch)
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.: Offensive Skill Acquisition
In this portion of the clinic, athletes will move through a circuit, analyzing and building swing mechanics, polishing short game skills and fine-tuning baserunning.
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.: Game Play/Question and Answer
Campers will put a capstone on the day with high-energy, competitive games within their age groups designed to showcase what they have learned. VCSU coaches will be on hand to instruct campers in game-day strategies and tips on the mental game.
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Pitching and Catching
Pitchers will throw from 4-6 p.m., focusing in the first hour on mechanics and in the second hour on movement pitches. VCSU coaches will break down pitching mechanics and spins with high-definition video analysis of mechanics and spins, providing unique insight into individual pitching dynamics.
Catchers will work on receiving and blocking in the first hour and throwing mechanics and footwork in the second hour. VCSU coaches will analyze the nuances of receiving, blocking and throwing in exacting detail.