Winterball Registration is now Open!Updated Thursday October 12, 2017 by SMSA.
We are happy to announce that we will offer the following Winterball sessions for the 2017-2018 off-season:
Beginner Pitching Clinics (starting in November) Click Registration Button on Main Page
Intermediate/Advanced Pitching Clinics (starting in October) Click Registration Button on Main Page
Bantam/Midget Winterball (starting in January) Registration open soon. Stay tuned!
Below are descriptions for the pitching clinics if you need help deciding which one is appropriate for your child's level.
If you have any questions about which level to register for, please email Lee Watts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginner Pitching Clinics: Pitchers at all levels need to bring their own catcher/parent.
Where: Guardian Angels Catholic School Gym Stittsville
When: Starts November 7th ends April 24th.
Session 1: 6-7 pm- Never pitched before, have never received any instruction
Session 2: 7-8 pm- Beginner pitchers (have pitched only 1-2 years)
What: This training is for pitchers who have never pitched before or are still beginners and have only pitched 1-2 years. These sessions will help athletes start and continue their development through the off season. After completion of these sessions, and with regular practice, pitchers can expect to learn proper mechanics, understand role of a pitcher in a game and begin to work on speed and accuracy.
Intermediate/Advanced Pitching Clinics: Pitchers at all levels need to bring their own catcher/parent.
Where: Sacred Heart Highschool Gym Stittsville
When: Starts October 30th ends April 23rd.
Intermediate Session 1: 8 - 9 pm
Advanced Session 2: 9 - 10 pm
What: This training is intended for Intermediate to Advanced pitchers who want to continue their development through the off season. After completion of these sessions, and with regular practice, pitchers can expect to better understand pitch theory, increase throwing speed/accuracy, improve junk pitches, and advance their game play.
Pitchers should have at least completed CanPitch for beginners or equivalent, and be able to demonstrate a firm grasp of performing basic pitching mechanics regardless of age. Pitchers will be placed in their suitable group according to skill.