UPDATE 9/6/16: The SIUE Softball Pitching Academy will be extending due to a high demand. There will be three more sessions added (Nov. 22, Nov. 29 and Dec. 13).
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE softball program will offer an SIUE Hitting and Pitching Academy for ages 8-18 for three consecutive Tuesday or Wednesday evenings starting in October.
There will be a 45-minute session each Tuesday (Oct. 18, Oct. 25 and Nov. 2) and each Wednesday (Oct. 19, Oct. 26 and Nov. 3) starting at 6 p.m. and will be limited to a small number of players per session. The cost is $40 per session or $100 for all three sessions. Signup is available at camps.jumpforward.com/siuesbcamps. A liability release form must be signed prior to the first session.
Reservations for the camps will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Athletes must bring their own softball equipment, including a glove, bat, helmet, cleats, and tennis shoes. The Academy will be outside on Cougar Field with the option of going inside pending weather. There will be no food or drink in the indoor facility. Water will be provided. If sessions are not full, you may be asked to adjust by time and date.
Each session will cater to the individual's needs, getting one-on-one instruction from the SIUE Softball staff and current student-athletes. Sessions start from the ground up, working on legs and load, hands and extension, as well as hand/eye coordination.
More information is available at camps.jumpforward.com/siuesbcamps.