BreakThrew Fastpitch Pitching School AND Chicago Bandits Experience

Step 1 of 3: Submit

Please complete this form, then submit your on-line registration AND payment to secure your spot in this unique opportunity to improve your pitching skills and spend time with the Chicago Bandits!

Open to pitchers ages 8 years and up. ALL skill levels are welcome as pitchers will be placed into age/skill appropriate groups. The student/instructor ratio will be no higher than 8/1 and catchers are NOT needed. This school will be taught by Myndie Berka and a staff of her current or former college pitchers. There will be lots of opportunities to interact with some Chicago Bandits players during this event as well!

Each pitcher will receive:
1. 9-hours of pitching instruction (physical and mental)
2. T-shirt
3. Camp Notebook
4. Pizza for dinner on 7/17
5. Q&A session with Chicago Bandit pitcher, PAIGE LOWARY
6. Lunch with the CHICAGO BANDITS on 7/18
7. 1 ticket to the Chicago Bandits vs Aussie Peppers game on 7/18 (additional tickets available for $5 each)
8. Pre-Game BP shagging experience on the field w/the team
9. 5th Inning Stretch experience
10. Post game autographs AND picture with the Bandits team

We will cover:
1. Mechanics
2. Speed/power development
3. Controlling the ball/targets
4. Change-ups and off-speed pitches
5. Movement spins for the drop, rise and curve ball
6. Competitive practice drills/games
7. Goal Setting
8. Establishing Routines
9. Competing with confidence
10. Dealing with adversity
11. Q&A session about college softball

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, July 17th
2:45-3:00pm - Registration at Parkway Bank Sports Complex
3:00-6:00pm - Camp on the home field of the CHICAGO BANDITS
6:00-6:30pm - Pizza party (Bring your own dinner if you aren't a pizza fan!)
6:30-9:30pm - Camp UNDER THE LIGHTS on the CHICAGO BANDITS field
9:30pm - End of Day 1

Thursday, July 18th - WEAR CAMP T-SHIRT!
8:30-10:30am - Classroom Sessions on mentality
- Goal Setting, Establishing Routines, Competing with Confidence, Overcoming Adversity, College Softball Q&A
10:30-11:30am - Chalk Talk with Chicago Bandits Pitcher, Paige Lowary
- From small town Iowa girl to NCAA National Champ to NPF 1st Round Pick
12:00-1:00pm - Lunch with the CHICAGO BANDITS team
4:30pm - Batting Practice Shagging Experience with the CHICAGO BANDITS
7:00pm - ONE lucky camper will get to throw out the 1st PITCH
7:05pm - Chicago Bandits vs Aussie Peppers
- 5th Inning Stretch Experience (sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on the field)
- Post-Game - Autographs AND picture with the entire CHICAGO BANDITS team
9:00ish - End of BreakThrew Fastpitch Pitching School AND Chicago Bandits Experience



Athlete Information

No refunds will be given once payment is made/confirmed in camp. If something causes you to be unable to attend, you will be given a credit to use towards another training opportunity with BreakThrew Fastpitch.

An email with specific details on what to bring, directions to the training location, check-in time and other relevant information will be sent 7-10 days prior to the session you are registered to attend.

I am VERY excited to get to be a part of your daughter's training this summer. I appreciate you giving my staff and I the opportunity to work with her! I'll be in touch with more information soon.

Myndie Berka
BreakThrew Fastpitch Owner/Instructor

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