2016 Clinic Schedule – Softball


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM:


11:35 am – 12:05 pm:


12:15 pm – 1:00 pm:

SALON D/E: Kirk Walker– Building a Championship Culture with Female Athletes

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm:

SALON D: Jenny Topping – Developing Proper Throwing Mechanics for Your Catcher

SALON E: Karen Linder – 1st and 3rd Offensive and Defensive Strategies

DUQUESNE ROOM: Gregory Robbins – Preseason Training for Softball: How to Get a Lot Done with Little Time

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm:

SALON D: Kirk Walker – Applying the Key Principles of Pitching

SALON E: Karen Linder – Position Specific Defensive Work for Your Infielders

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Showroom

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm:

SALON D: Kirk Walker – Power, Control and Deception: Weapons all Great Pitchers Use

SALON E: Robin Bumpus-Penoyer – Bunting & Slapping 101

4:30 pm – 4:55 pm:

SALON D: Kirk Walker – Drills Session: Drill to Enhance Power, Control and Deception

SALON E: Robin Bumpus-Penoyer– Drills Session: Robin's Favorite Hitting Drills

5:10 pm – 5:35 pm:

SALON D – Kirk Walker – Drills Session: Drills to Train the Four Key Principles of Pitching

SALON E – Jenny Topping – Drills Session: Drilling Catchers for Plays at the Plate

5:35 pm – 7:05 pm:

DINNER BREAK: The hotel restaurant offers an excellent dinner buffet at an affordable price!

7:05 pm – 7:50 pm:

SALON D: Kirk Walker – Baserunning Techniques to Maximize Your Defense

SALON E: Sarah Sigrest – Creative Workouts for Everyday Pitchers

7:50 pm – 8:20 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Showroom

8:20 pm – 9:05 pm:

SALON D: Jenny Topping, Sarah Sigrest, Robin Bumpus-Penoyer & Karen Linder – Coaches Round Table – Cool Down Session

SALON E: Ryan Harrison – Quality Visual Approach (QVA) to Softball


8:00 am – 8:20 am:


8:30 am – 9:15 am:

SALON D: Jenny Topping – How to Train Players for the Mental Aspect of the Game

SALON E: Robin Bumpus-Penoyer – Building Your Team’s Offensive Philosophy

9:30 am – 10:15 am:

SALON D: Gregory Robbins – How to Get the Most of Your On Field Time: What Makes a Good Warm-up

SALON E: Jenny Topping – Opposing pitchers: Find Their Weaknesses and Expose Them

FOSTER ROOM: Ryan Harrison – Softball: It’s a Visual Game

10:30 am – 11:15 am:

SALON D: Sarah Sigrest – Leg Drills for the Short Stepper & Endurance Work for Pitchers

SALON E: Robin Bumpus-Penoyer – The Absolute Non-Negotiables of Hitting Mechanics

11:15 am – 11:45 am:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Room

11:45 am – 12:10 pm:

SALON D: Sarah Sigrest – Drills Session: Change 101 – Why You Must Have It

SALON E: Ryan Harrison – Drills Session: Visual Cognition Training for Softball

12:25 pm – 12:50 pm:

SALON D: Gregory Robbins – Drills Session: Motivate, Dominate: A Different Perspective on Coaching

SALON E: Karen Linder – Drills Session: Fundamental Drill Series for Outfielders

1:05 pm – 1:50 pm:

SALON D: Sarah Sigrest – Owning the Zone: How, Why, and When Do I Call a Pitch

SALON E: Karen Linder – Planning & Organizing Productive Practices