Baseball/Softball Lessons (Hour session)
Aug 09 - Oct 30 (Sunday, Saturday)
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ages 6-18 · Co-Ed
Goochland County Parks and Recreation
From Aug 09, 2016 to Oct 30, 2016
Each Sunday from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Each Saturday from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
This activity is closed to further registration.
Goochland Parks & Recreation is pleased to offer individual softball and baseball lessons taught by former college baseball players, and local GYAA baseball coaches, Chris Williams (JMU) and Tim Williams (VMI), with prize1924. Lessons are focused on building the essential skills for softball or baseball progression. Tailored around the skill level and experience of the player, sessions include skill-specific drills, conditioning, softball/baseball application and some softball/baseball history, all designed to reinforce and enhance player development. Half hour session is $25 and an hour session is $40. Five half hour sessions are $110 and five hour sessions are $185. Coaches Chris and Tim Williams have coached for years in the area and pride themselves in introducing college-level techniques to train young athletes and better prepare them for competition. It is their personal philosophy that the earlier the athlete is exposed to monitored, high-level training, the better. For Baseball: Choose from the following individual skills, or work with the coaches to design a program to include multiple skills to develop the overall baseball player: Pitching, Catching, Fielding (Infield Fielding & Outfield), Hitting (includes bunting), Base running. For Softball: Choose from the following individual skills, or work with Coach Chris to design a program to include multiple skills to develop the overall player: Fielding (Infield & Outfield), Hitting (includes bunting), Base running, and Speed & Agility. Lessons will be scheduled on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
About the instructors: Coaches Chris and Tim Williams were both highly recruited for Division I baseball and football. While Coach Tim played both baseball and football in college and had successful careers in each, including all-conference, multiple player of the week selections, and other honors, Coach Chris focused specifically on baseball and held the single season hits (singles) record for several years at JMU, received all conference honors, and was named to the "All Virginia Baseball Team" along with players from UVA, VA Tech, ODU, VCU, and UR standout and MLB star, Sean Casey.
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