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Crimson Softball Clinics

Crimson Softball Clinics at Harvard University offer an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of softball. Players will be made aware of the characteristics that define successful softball players. General courtesy, respect for teammates and opponents and the importance of hard work will be taught to the players through example by the Crimson Coaches. Drill progressions will be aimed towards recognizing and developing good habits in all aspects of the game. Contests built into drills capture the learner’s attention, which results in attentive practice. Organized games between players will provide a competitive outlet after specific drills have been practiced.

 

Our Crimson Softball Clinics at Harvard University range in ages and we should have a program to fit your needs. If you do not see a date that works for you at this time please check back to the site as we add new sessions often.These clinics are open to any and all entrants.

 


January 2018

Crimson Softball Advanced Skills Winter Clinic

01/20/2018 ~ Saturday Registration Ends: 01/20/2018$300.00 | Harvard Football Stadium "Bubble" 65 N Harvard Street, Boston, MA 02163Grades: 9-12 | Starts: 9:00am Ends 4:00pm

OPEN EVENT IN NEW WINDOW

Description

Our Crimson Softball Winter Softball Clinic offers players the opportunity to receive quality instruction from exceptional and experienced softball coaches.  The Harvard University Coaching Staff and players have designed and implemented a camp format to help players of advanced skills levels, grades 9-12. This clinic is open to any and all entrants.

 

Our clinic staff this year includes Harvard University Coaching Staff along with coaches from Colby, Denison, Holy Cross, MIT,  Tufts, University of South Florida and Wellesley softball programs.

 

Cost: $300.00

 

Clinic Goals .....
Hitting
Generate a sound knowledge of hitting fundamentals
Teach a wide range of drills for continued improvement

 

Defense
Improve general fundamentals of pitching, catching, infield, and outfield defense
Learn game day skills

 

Competitive Games
Live Situations
Simulated Game Situations

 

Equipment

Each player must bring her own softball equipment and attire.  We recommend wearing your softball uniform with long sleeves.  The bubble is heated but we encourage participants to bring a sweatshirt.  No metal spikes are allowed in the bubble.

 

Crimson Softball rents Harvard University's facilities, but is neither sponsored nor controlled by Harvard University.

 

Check-in

Registration check in begins at 8:30am.

 

Waiver Information

Please download, sign and bring the waiver form to registration.  Forms will be attached to your receipt or we will have additional copies at registration.

 

Directions

The Clinic will be held at the Harvard Stadium 'Bubble' - a temporary structure where the Crimson train during the winter months.  CLICK HERE for a link which will provide more information on the bubble.

Click here for a Campus Map

 

The best address for a GPS is 65 North Harvard Street, Boston, MA 02163. This is the address to the Murr Center which is the big brick building right next to the football stadium.

 

From the EAST. Get on Storrow Drive West. Follow until signs for Harvard Square (do no get off at Cambridge exit). At the end of the ramp, turn left. You will enter the parking area off North Harvard Street at Gate 8.

 

From the SOUTH. Follow 93 North to signs for the Mass. Pike / China Town. Get on the Mass. Pike West. Get off at Allston / Cambridge exit. Make a left at the first light to get on Storrow Drive West. Follow signs to Harvard Square. At the end of the ramp, turn left. You will enter the parking area off North Harvard Street at Gate 8.

 

From the WEST. Follow the Mass. Pike to the Allston / Cambridge exit. Follow Cambridge exit ramp. Make a left at the first light to get on Storrow Drive West. Follow signs to Harvard Square. At the end of the ramp, turn left. You will enter the parking area off North Harvard Street at Gate 8.

 

From the NORTH. Take 93 South to signs for Storrow Drive West. Follow until signs for Harvard Square (do not get off at Cambridge exit). At the end of the ramp, turn left. You will enter the parking area off North Harvard Street at Gate 8.

 

Parking Information 

Once you have pulled into Gate 8, follow the road around and park in the designated visitor parking area (you can purchase a visitor pass at the kiosk), just behind right field of the baseball field.  Then you will proceed to The Football Stadium "Bubble."  (Walk towards the Football Stadium and towards the Murr Center.  You will proceed between the two buildings, keeping the Football Stadium on your right.  Walk through the iron gates, and proceed to the entrance.)  There will be players visible to direct you inside for registration.

 

Meals

Lunch will be provided to participants. Please contact Jenny Rohn (jrohn@fas.harvard.edu) if you have special dietary requests.  We will have a lunch break 12-1.  Please bring a water bottle, we will have refill stations at the clinic.

 

Accommodations

This is not an "overnight" clinic. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own accommodations. Information on local hotels can be found under Crimson FAQs.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Questions? Questions? E-mail our camp director Lacy Wood at crimsonsoftballcamps@gmail.com 

 

Refunds: We will give a full refund minus the 7% processing fee up until to January 1.  Beyond January 1st a 50% refund will be given

 

Please check your email regularly as this is the primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for Clinic.

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