Slow Pitch Softball players get quality batting practice with PopToss

Slow Pitch Softball players get quality batting practice with PopToss
Calvin Mims | Aug 16, 2016

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The White House LGBT Tech & Innovation Briefing

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USSSA – United States Specialty Sports Association

USSSA – United States Specialty Sports Association

Heather Sue Mercer-Duke Football case – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Heather Sue Mercer-Duke Football case – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Case Name: Mercer v. Duke University

Case Cite: 190 F.3d 643, 138 Ed. Law Rep. 113 (4th Cir. 1999)

In 1997, Heather Sue Mercer sued Duke University for discrimination after her dismissal from Duke’s intercollegiate football program. Mercer had been an all-state placekicker at Yorktown Heights High School in Yorktown Heights, New York. From 1994 though 1995, she participated in Duke’s football program as a manager. Mercer challenged the federal district court‘s earlier decision holding that Title IXprovides a blanket exemption for contact sports and the court’s consequent dismissal of her claim that Duke University discriminated against her…

 Perry Husband Effective Velocity Hitting Camp September 3-4, 2016 Northridge, CA | Secure Registration | ABC Sports Camps

Secure Registration | ABC Sports Camps

Perry Husband Effective Velocity Hitting Camp
September 3-4, 2016
Northridge, CA

Camp Description

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the best instructors at every level.

Detailed Video Swing Analysis
• Exit Velocity – Tee
• Exit Velocity Live BP
• Energy Absorption Test
• Hitting Explosiveness Test
• Line Drive Consistency Rating
• Swing Efficiency Rating
• Identify Inefficient swing movements

Customized Workout Plan – 7 Stations Drills for each key swing movement
• Elastic Energy Creation – stretching the right rubber bands to max out bat speed
• Forward Momentum – creating maximum body speed
• Leverage – reactionary quickness and swing trajectory
• Sweet Spot Awareness – drills for enhancing hand eye coordination
• Absorption – working on minimizing the energy loss at impact
• Body Timing – synching up all the movements to max out power
• Pitch Timing – blending reactionary pitch timing to body timing

Personal Online Video Locker
• Tee Swings – video with exit velocity on screen
• Exit Velocity Online Course – home course on how to create your max exit velocity
• Lesson Videos for Camp – Pro Loading Techniques – Pro Swing Movements – Using video instruction to help you understand why the drills are so important and how they translate to your swing

General Information

Former MLB HR Champion, Carlos Pena – Hitting Presentation – Load/Timing/Game Approach

What is EV? – Exit Velocity is the most important ‘metric of power’ in hitting. Why? Because hitting the ball harder not only helps you produce more homeruns and extra base hits, but higher exit velocity translates directly to more hits.
Coaches in attendance will learn from top professionals on how to develop Exit Velocity, the key to power. Special learning sessions after camp hours for coaches as well as the hands on experience during camp. Special video presentation by Carlos Pena, former AL homerun champion and MLB Network analyst.

Day 1 Schedule
09:00am – 09:30am … Welcome – Warm-Up
09:30am – 11:30am … Swing Testing Stations
11:30am – 12:00pm … Lunch
12:00pm – 12:30pm … Perry Husband Hitting Mechanics
12:30pm – 03:00pm … Workout Stations
03:15pm – 04:15pm … Perry Husband – Teaching Mechanics

Day 2 Schedule
09:00am – 09:30am … Warm Up
09:30am – 11:30am … Workout Stations
11:30am – 12:00pm … Lunch
12:00am – 12:30pm … Carlos Pena – Load/Timing/Game Planning The Real Mental Game
12:30pm – 02:30pm … Re-Testing Stations
02:30pm – 03:00pm … Closing – Perry – Nate – Carlos
03:15pm – 04:15pm … Teaching Mechanics & Blending Timing Drills Into The Swing

Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, helmet and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Campers should wear baseball pants. Catchers must bring their own gear. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.

Please check your email regularly as this is our 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 camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Camp Coaches

Perry Husband – A former Minnesota Twin, Coach Husband is a revered baseball author who set a national hit streak record while playing in college. He was inducted into both the Antelope Valley College and the CSU Northridge Sports Halls of Fame. He is a pioneer on the importance of Effective Velocity in the game of baseball. Coach Husband has published several books and speaks at baseball clinics nationwide.

Nate Trosky -Coach Nate Trosky is the owner of Trosky Baseball, home of the west coast’s elite Travel Teams and College Showcase Camps. He is employed by the Milwaukee Brewers, is a consultant for the German National team and numerous West-coast College and Universities. Coach Trosky has coached professionally in Europe and has coached with both the Croatian and German National teams. He has been an assistant coach in three North American minor leagues (the Northern, Western and North East Leagues). At Hawaii Pacific University, he received All American and Scholar Athlete awards. He holds a Masters Degree in Christian Leadership and Youth / Family Development.

Registration Information

WHO: Players Grades 9-12
WHERE: Matador Field – Northridge, CA
WHEN: September 3-4, 2016 (Sat-Sun)
TIME: Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:00pm
COST: $495.00


Cancellation Policy:
We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of camp. If you cancel within 14 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for one year from camp date. No refunds or camp credits will be given on the day of camp. Without the purchase of Cancellation Protection, campers will receive a camp credit should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of camp. No refunds or camp credits will be given within 14 days of the start of your session without the purchase of Cancellation Protection.
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UI Press | Debra A. Shattuck | Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

UI Press | Debra A. Shattuck | Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Disapproving scolds. Sexist condescension. Odd theories about the effect of exercise on reproductive organs. Though baseball began as a gender-neutral sport, girls and women of the nineteenth century faced many obstacles on their way to the diamond. Yet all-female nines took the field everywhere.

Debra A. Shattuck pulls from newspaper accounts and hard-to-find club archives to reconstruct a forgotten era in baseball history. Her fascinating social history tracks women players who organized baseball clubs for their own enjoyment and even found roster spots on men’s teams. Entrepreneurs, meanwhile, packaged women’s teams as entertainment, organizing leagues and barnstorming tours. If the women faced financial exploitation and indignities like playing against men in women’s clothing, they and countless ballplayers like them nonetheless staked a claim to the nascent national pastime. Shattuck explores how the determination to take their turn at bat thrust female players into narratives of the women’s rights movement and transformed perceptions of women’s physical and mental capacity…

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USA Baseball Women’s Development Camp – August 20-21, 2016 – Fullerton, CA

USA Baseball Women’s Development: USA Baseball Women’s Development Camp. Information including location and dates. Registration provided by ABC Sports Camps.

Baseball Games in Normal and Central IL. Family and Sporting Events.

If you’re looking for a great activity in Bloomington and Normal IL, why not make a family event out of the old ball game? Watch baseball games today.

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19 August, 2016 | August Clinic with the Minnesota Twins

19 August, 2016 | August Clinic with the Minnesota Twins

Aug 19, 2016

August Clinic with the Minnesota Twins

Age: 6-13

Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Location: Toni Stone Field, St. Paul

Cost: FREE

All participants will receive a gift bag. Please RSVP using the form

Baseball Canada | Three National Championships to begin August 18th!

Baseball Canada | Three National Championships to begin August 18th!

16U Girls Invitational

After a seven-year run of hosting the 15U Boys National Championship, Vaughan, Ontario will welcome some of the top 16 and under female players in the country for the 16U Girls Invitational. A nine-team field will compete for a gold medal with teams representing British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, two reps from Québec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador heading to Vaughan. Québec and Ontario have met for the gold medal in each the past five years with Québec entering the event as the two-time defending champions. Five games are set for tomorrow at fields one and two at the Vaughan Grove Complex with the opening ceremonies slated for 4pm ET…