UH-Hilo Softball School to start Wednesday (Sept 7) in Hilo

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The 2011 University of Hawaii at Hilo Softball School will run for 15 consecutive Wednesdays on the UHH softball and baseball fields beginning on Wednesday, September 7.

The school is divided into three sections – hitting (Sept. 7 – Oct. 5), fielding (Oct. 12 – Nov. 9) and pitching/catching (Nov. 16 – Dec. 14).

The hitting session will work on mechanics with advanced work on hitting in the nine zones of contact. Throwing and fielding ground and fly balls will be the focal point for the fielding sessions. Pitchers will work on mechanics and movement pitches while catchers will work on receiving, blocking, throws to bases and footwork for force and tag plays.

Participants must bring their own cleats, tennis shoes, gloves, hat/visor, sunscreen and water bottle. Catchers must provide their own shin guards, chest protector and mask.

Price is $15 per session. The price for all five sessions of each section is $50. Registration for two schools is $90 while registration for three schools is $125.

Call the Vulcan Softball Office at 974-7703 for more information or applications.