Capo Girls Softball League is a recreational ASA girls softball league serving San Juan Capistrano, Ladera Ranch, Mission Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, San Clemente, Rancho Mission Viejo and surrounding areas of South Orange County.

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First base Fastpitch Training Clinic with

Coach Russ Joseph

 

About the Clinic: This clinic will be conducted over 3 weeks and is free to all athletes.  Each lesson will be offered twice on 3 consecutive Saturdays.  Each session will build on the skills learned in the previous session. Players should participate in all 3 clinics to sharpen their skills for the upcoming season. The clinics will be taught by Russ Joseph, former coach of St. John’s Episcopal School and current CAPO Girls Softball Umpire in Chief.

 

What is Covered:

Fielding grounders at first base and beating the runner to the bag

Stretching with the correct foot every time, stretching at the right time

Defending against the bunt

Getting the out at 1st and then getting the next out

Backing up the pitcher at the plate on passed balls

Taking charge of the “Pickle”

Learning the priorities on Pop-Up coverage

Understanding the white and orange base

Avoiding obstruction calls at first base

 

Location: Cooks Park

When: The three Saturday sessions will be on January 18th, January 25th, and February 1st at the times stated below.

Session size: 10 players/each session

 

Session 1 - Click here to register

1/18

11:00-11:45

 8U & first year 10U

1/25

9:00-9:45

 8U & first year 10U

2/1

9:00-9:45

 8U & first year 10U

 

Session 2 - Click here to register

1/18

12:00-12:45

Experienced 10U & 12U

1/25

10:00-10:45

Experienced 10U & 12U

2/1

10:00-10:45

Experienced 10U & 12U