June 19, 2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -
The Southern Miss baseball program will host a pair of one-day camps next weekend, holding a Pitching/Catching camp Saturday, June 28, and a Hitting/Defense camp, Sunday, June 29. Both camps will be held at Pete Taylor Park.
For more information, please see below:
The one-day Pitching and Catching Camp is scheduled for June 28. The camp is designed to instruct and improve attendee's overall pitching or catching abilities. The cost is $100. All campers will receive Lunch and a camp T-shirt. The camp begins at 9 a.m., and ends at 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., at Pete Taylor Park. Pitchers will be instructed on velocity training, arm care, front side direction, acceleration, tempo control, command philosophy, mental approach, and other aspects of the USM pitching approach. Catchers will receive instruction on receiving, blocking, throwing mechanics, plays at the plate, bunts, pop-ups, game management, arm care and catching drills practiced by Southern Miss players.
The one-day Hitting and Defense Camp is scheduled for June 29. The camp is designed to instruct proper techniques used by Southern Miss hitters, infielders and outfielders. The day will be divided up with defense in the morning and hitting in the afternoon. The cost is $100. All Campers will receive lunch and a camp T-shirt. The camp will begin at 9 a.m., and end at 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., at Pete Taylor Park. Hitters will receive instruction and provided drills on pre-pitch mentality, proper load and timing mechanics, tee work, soft toss, front toss, extension with finish, body and physical training care, and other aspects used by USM players and coaches. The defense portion of the camp will include infield and outfield techniques and drills. Infielders and outfielders will learn all aspects from pre-pitch routines to finishing throwing motions on all plays. This includes ground balls and fly balls, as well as throwing mechanics to proper bases and arm care. Campers are allowed to participate in both days. Each individual session is $100. However, if you register for both sessions, June 28 and June 29, the cost for both combined is $175.
Camp Registration for all Southern Miss Baseball Camps can take place at www.southernmissbaseballcamps.com. For any questions or advanced information, please contact Southern Miss assistant coach Clint Brown at 601-266-6542 or email Clinton.Brown@eagles.usm.edu.