|Camp Name||Planet Fastpitch Pitcher Catcher School in Honor of Elaine Sortino|
|Staff and Instructors||All Elaine Sortino Softball School/Planet Fastpitch instructors are current and former collegiate players, as well as college and high school coaches, National Professional Fastpitch players and Olympians, all of which are hand picked to ensure the highest quality of professional softball instruction. In choosing this softball school, athletes benefit from learning from a team of coaches who are current with cutting-edge techniques and who have competed at the elite level.
2017 Staff Roster: Denise Davis, Kate Roberts, Brandice Balschmiter, Olivia Gamache, Elena Bowman, Kim Camara-Harvey, Maggie Quealy, Katie Duval, Olivia Gamache & more!
Here is what is MOST special about all of the instructors…
We were all influenced by Coach. She inspired us to dream bigger, to fight harder, to invest more and to love the game. We all “grew up” at Coach’s summer schools.
|Max Number of Participants||90|
|Additional Information||This session is designed for athletes who desire intensive and in-depth instruction in the skills and psychology of pitching and catching. Pitching instruction includes all components of speed and power through quality mechanics. Moving pitches (rise, drop, curve, off-speed) are also taught. Pitchers receive personalized instruction with great attention to detail. Catching instruction includes stance, pick-offs, receiving, framing, blocking, passed balls, tag plays, bunts, and pop-ups. Pitchers and catchers learn how to call and pitch a game, how to read a hitter and about the importance of mental and physical strength and fitness. Hitting and fielding instruction is also provided at each session.|