Dragons Program is looking for coaches

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Dragons Program is looking for coaches

Dragons Program

Softball SA is looking for coaches to be involved in the 2021 Dragons Program

 

The main focus area of the Dragons Program is developing both coaching and playing abilities. Not only will the program provide various opportunities to enhance your skills and increase your knowledge as a coach, but also allows you to network and meet new people within the softball community. This program is designed using best practice whilst backing opinion with science/evidence-based research and results.

 

The program for Players, Coaches, and other Officials consists of:

  • Battery Program: Pitching and Catching
  • Offensive Skills: Bunting, Situational Hitting, Hitting Technique
  • Defensive Skills: Fielding Fundamentals, Gameplay and Strategy
  • Cognitive Development and Game Awareness

 

The program will begin with a 3-day camp held at West Beach followed by a 6-week training schedule held in respective associations. Listed below are the current metropolitan training dates for the program (bookings in associations are currently a work in progress):

  • Camp: Friday April 16th– Sunday 18th (attendance on Friday 16th during the day is not mandatory)
  • Week 1: Wednesday 28th April and Sunday May 2nd
  • Week 2: Sunday 9th May
  • Week 3: Wednesday 12th of May and Sunday 16th of May
  • Week 4: Sunday 23rd of May
  • Week 5: Wednesday 26th of May and Sunday 30th of May
  • Week 6: Sunday 6th of June

Wednesday times: Session 1 6:00pm-7:00pm, Session 2 7:00pm-8:00pm *Dependent on location

Sunday times: 9am-12pm

 

In addition, the International Friendship Series will be hosting an Under 17 and Under 19 competition for both men’s and women’s teams in July in Blacktown, New South Wales. The Dragons Program will be utilised to select teams for the 2021 International Friendship Series.

 

Please express your interest by COB February 5th via the online form: https://zfrmz.com/yQQPKwFRCu4aQUPwen84

 

For more information, please contact Ben Lucas at pdo@softballsa.com.au