Catching 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 catching skills and spend time with the Chicago Bandits!

Open to catchers ages 8 years and up. ALL skill levels are welcome as catchers will be placed into age/skill appropriate groups. The student/instructor ratio will be no higher than 8/1. The physical skills portion of this school will be taught by Chicago Bandits Catchers, Gwen Svekis and Kristyn Sandberg. There will be opportunities to interact with other Chicago Bandits players during this event as well!

Each catcher will receive:
1. 6-hours of catching 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. Throwing
2. Receiving
3. Blocking
4. Goal Setting
5. Establishing Routines
6. Competing with confidence
7. Dealing with adversity
8. Q&A session about college softball

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, July 17th
5:45-6:00pm - Registration at Parkway Bank Sports Complex
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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