JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin released the 2018 fall camp schedule focusing on pitching, catching, hitting and fielding for November and December Wednesday afternoon.
To start things off, a two-day camp highlighting catchers will be held Nov. 10-11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for seventh graders through high schools for 200 dollars.
Griffin has 25 years of coaching experience at the college level. He has been a catching instructor and speaker at various camps and clinics. Griffin is the producer of "Catch It, Block It, Throw It," an instructional catching video. In 2007 and 2012, Griffin's catching coaching skills were on display as the featured speaker at the ABCA Coaches Convention.
"This is an intense catching camp for the serious player," Griffin said. "It is designed for high school catchers who want to learn techniques and drills to take them to the next level."
Griffin will cover techniques in the camp including stances, calling the game, mental aspects, receiving drills, blocking drills, throwing, plays at the plate, bunts, pop-ups and wild pitches.
ELITE CATCHING CAMP
Date: Nov. 10-11
Ages: 7th-High School players
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day
The second camp will be a one-day affair on Nov. 10 for pitchers. There is a limit of 30 for this camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 150 dollars.
This camp will cover all areas of pitching - fundamentals, mental and physical part of the position. Each player will receive an evaluation of their skills and improvements needed.
The purpose and goal is to provide a great learning environment on all aspects of pitching. It is also the goal to prepare players for their high school season and collegiate career.
PITCHING CAMP Nov. 10 (Click for Brochure)
9 a.m -2 p.m
Ages: 2019-2021 Graduates
The final camp is the Winter Prospect Camp on Dec. 1 for 2019-21 graduates from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for 150 dollars.
The purpose and goal is to provide a great learning environment to improve and inform prospective players and families. It is also to prepare players for their high school season and collegiate career. Players will receive position specific skill instruction and team specific work prior to playing a controlled game. Player and families will learn about the recruiting process and how to find the right college.
Date: December 1
Ages: 2019-21 Graduates
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Those interested are asked to visit the camps official website by clicking here for further information and to register.
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