Oct. 10, 2007
IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa softball team has announced its annual winter clinic dates. The high school player clinics will be held January 5-6, and the youth clinic will be January 26. The clinics will be held inside the Bubble across from Kinnick Stadium.
The January 5 session will start with a defensive clinic from 9 a.m.-noon. It will cover the fundamentals of all defensive positions with additional emphasis on defensive coverages.
From 1-4 p.m. on January 5, the Hawkeyes will be giving a hitting clinic. This will cover the basics of hitting. The same hitting clinic will also be offered from 9 a.m.-noon, January 6.
Following the hitting clinic January 6, Iowa will conduct a pitching/catching session from 1-4 p.m. It will cover pitch development and pitching/catching strategy. Parents or coaches will not be permitted to serve as catchers.
The youth clinic will be held from 1-4 p.m., January 26. Girls and boys from second to eighth grade are eligible. Instruction will include hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching, catching, base running and sliding.
Campers should bring their own gloves, bats and catchers gear. Each high school clinic costs $60 and the youth clinic is $40. Both include an Iowa softball T-shirt. Registration forms must be received by December 20 and can be sent to the address below. Registration forms can be found online at hawkeyesports.com. For more information, contact the Iowa softball office at (319) 335-9257.
Iowa Softball Clinic
215 Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Iowa City, IA 52240
High School Defensive Clinic (January 5, 9 a.m.-noon) $60
High School Hitting Clinic (January 5, 1-4 p.m.) $60
High School Hitting Clinic (January 6, 9 a.m.-noon) $60
High School Pitcher/Catcher Clinic (January 6, 1-4 p.m.) $60
Youth Clinic (January 26, 1-4 p.m.) $40
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