2021 SGSL/USA ELITE Winter Clinics

 2021 Winter  Softball Skills Clinics   
presented by
 USA Elite Training & Southington Girls Softball League

“Take your players to the next level. Coaching by the professionals who have been training the top performers in CT for the past 28 years with proven results.”

Saturday 2021 Dates (for all sessions listed below)
January 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27

280 Schoolhouse Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
(Located off of Rte 10; 1 mile from Southington & Rte 691)

 Clinic Staff & Format:  Clinics will be instructed by Director, Jen Hapanowicz and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.  Players will be divided by skill and age group.

 Session 1:  Pitchers & Catchers
Grades 1-6
Registration Fee:  $85

Time:  9-10 am

Pitching Clinic
:  The USA Elite pitching program has been producing successful pitchers for the past 28 years.  This clinic will teach the players the fundamentals of pitching and catching.  It is designed for the novice player wanting to learn, and for players with prior experience.  Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching.    The clinic will focus how to grip, correct wrist snap, the  arm circle and lower body mechanics. The emphasis will be on teaching the correct lower body fundamentals to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion in order to improve accuracy.

Catchers Clinic: The catcher will be working  on learning the proper stances for catching, framing and receiving, throwing techniques, blocking,  fielding bunts, and  pass balls. 

Session 2:  Complete Skills
Grades 1-6
Registration Fee:  $160
Time:  10-11:30 am

This clinic is designed to help prepare players for the spring season.   This will be an overall skills clinic in which the fundamentals of throwing technique and footwork, fielding (including infield and outfield defensive positioning), base running, and hitting will be covered.  Players will learn the correct stance, sequence of hitting mechanics, and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing.

Session 3:  Hitting
Grades 4-8
Registration Fee:  $105

Time:  11:30-12:30 pm

Players will learn the correct sequence of hitting mechanics using USA Elite Training's hitting system and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing. This class will teach the hitter proper weight transfer, correct hand path to the ball, and maximize bat speed.  Additionally, players will learn how to hit different pitch locations and change-ups.  

Sessions 1 & 2:  Pitchers/Catchers and Complete Skills
Grades 1-6

Registration Fee:  $245
Time:  9-11:30 am

** PLEASE NOTE: pricing is for SGSL players and/or
Southington Residents only **

Refund policy due to COVID
If we are mandated by the State to close due to COVID, classes will be made up and weeks added.   If classes cannot be made up by June 30th, then a prorated portion of fees, less 5% admin fee will be refunded to players.