UCLA Pitching Academy with UCLA Softball Pitching Coach Rob Schweyer, plus current/former UCLA student athletes. Please bring a water bottle and turf shoes as well as cleats for all surfaces. Specialized softball pitching Academy for 7th to 12th graders as of the 2023-24 school year. Focus of the academy will be on the proper biomechanical pitching mechanics to prevent injury, increase speed, and allow for more consistency in the throwing motion. Development of movement pitches of the advance level, including the rise curve drop and change up. With safe biomechanical emphasis on screwball techniques. The academy will also provide strength training drills to allow for optimal strength as it pertains to the pitching mechanics.