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PITCHING

The Varsity School

The Varsity School is the most comprehensive training program offered at Planet Fastpitch. Varsity School is 25 weeks of phased development specific to the mechanical, strategic, and mental sides of pitching and hitting. Athletes will work their way up to live at-bats in preparation for their season. Development is monitored through metrics testing throughout the year. This program is meant for serious athletes willing to work!

Spinners 10:  All Pitches

This fast-paced 10-week course covers the full menu of movement pitches. Pitchers will learn the proper spin, mechanical adjustments, and plate strategy to develop the fastball, change up, drop ball, rise ball, screw ball, curve ball, and drop curve. This class is intended for pitchers with solid fastball fundamentals and body awareness.

Spinners: Fast, Rise, Curve, Screw

This 5-week course covers fastball, rise ball, curve ball, and screw ball. Pitchers will learn the proper spin, mechanical adjustments, and plate strategy to develop these pitches. This class is intended for pitchers with solid fastball fundamentals and body awareness.

 

The Futures Program

The Futures Program offers cutting-edge training and development for pitchers and hitters. Modeled after the Varsity School, the Futures Program is geared toward serious athletes looking for phased development over 10 weeks.

 

Spinners: Fast, Change, Drop, Drop-Curve

This 5-week course covers fastball, change up, drop ball, and drop curve. Pitchers will learn the proper spin, mechanical adjustments, and plate strategy to develop these pitches. This class is intended for pitchers with solid fastball fundamentals and body awareness.

 

Pitch Design: CONTROL & DECEPTION

This 5-week course explores pitch design options that will keep batters guessing!  This program led by Brandice Balschmiter will help you identify your greatest speed/spin strengths and implement them into a deceptive strategy to getting outs.  Control, tunneling and effective velocity will be of primary focus in this class.

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