Maryland Softball Hosts Three Summer Camps

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Feb. 18, 2008

Register Now for Laura Watten's Softball Camps

Softball players, plan now to sharpen your skills at any one of the three summer camps being conducted by University of Maryland softball coach Laura Watten and her staff. The Laura Watten Softball Clinics, all of which will take place during the month of July, are designed to provide a comprehensive and in-depth softball experience. The clinics are a great place to improve softball skills, compete against quality athletes, and learn from some of the best coaches and athletes in the country. Designed for players of all abilities from age 6 through 18, the clinics emphasize improving one's individual skills and knowledge of fast pitch softball. Each camper will receive specific instruction on how to play the game and improve herself on and off the field. Skills and techniques will be improved through individual and small-group instruction, drills, and game experience. Instruction will cover all aspects of fast pitch softball. For more information and registration details, please visit the Laura Watten Softball Camps website at

2008 Maryland Softball Pitching and Catching Specialty Clinics

Camp Dates: July 14-16

Pitchers: The University of Maryland's coaches, pitchers and a staff of experienced pitching coaches will teach, in depth, the specifics of throwing pitches. Come and learn drills that you can can take home and apply to developing or improving on your drop, curve, rise and " yes" your change-up.

Catchers: Catchers will receive advanced techniques for blocking, throwing, framing, calling pitches, and more.

2008 Maryland Softball All Skills Camp

Camp Dates: July 21-24

Ages 10 - 18 years. The University of Maryland softball staff along with their players and host of other talented coaches will be on hand to instruct campers of all skill levels. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals in all aspects of the game: hitting, bunting, pitching, catching, infield and outfield play, baserunning, and game competition.

2008 Maryland Softball Junior Terp Camp

Camp Dates: July 28-31

Ages 6 - 12 years. July 28-31, 9am-3:30 with after care provided at an additional charge. After care times will run from 3:30-5:30p. Junior Camp will focus on all softball skills, with a focus on the fundamentals. This camps is suitable for all skill levels, teaching the most effective methods to build a solid foundation from the University of Maryland's Coaching staff, players and also different coaches and players from across the nation.