D-BACKS SOFTBALL EXPERIENCE
Have you really gotten experience?Updated Monday January 22, 2018 by Robert Elkins .
D-BACKS SOFTBALL EXPERIENCE
The D-Backs Softball Experience is a new concept in local Softball but a model followed all over the Softball Universe. The model is simple: Start at the youngest ages and teach the fundamentals of the Sport BUT do that utilizing experienced, age appropriate instructors. Use special age appropriate equipment and rules and don't worry about keeping score. For the more experienced player, female sthlete specific information on conditioning, nutrition, recruiting, college eligibility and more will all be available.
The only year round, professionally coached, competitive, town based travel program in the area.
Teams at 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, & 16U
All teams play an age appropriate schedule, including age appropriate travel and age appropriate game rules. Al teams are trained by accomplished high level professional coaches. Parents are needed to assist with younger teams. All volunteer Coaches must attend a PAL Coaching seminar.
6U, 8U, 10U Fee is only $49. All fees are all inclusive, including equipment if needed.
6U & 8U: Spring Season starts with optional 4-Week Spring Training Sunday’s from 10-12 starting March 4th @ Frozen Ropes Syosset. Outdoor practices Thursday afternoon 4-530 starting April 5th, regular season games start April 7. Games Saturday afternoon (times vary). Professional coaches run practice, Volunteer parents manage the games. HS Varsity athletes as Assistant Coaches. Certified Umpires at all games. All parents and Umpires must attend a training session. All volunteers must pass a background check. Fee: $49
10U & 12U: Spring Season starts with optional 4-Week Spring Training Sunday’s from 10-12 starting March 4th @ Frozen Ropes Syosset. Optional 4-week pre-season hitting clinic Monday’s 6-7 starting March 5th @ Frozen Ropes Syosset. Outdoor practice Tuesday & Thursday 6-730 starting April 3rd. Regular season starts April 7, games on weekend (times vary). Local travel (Nassau Queens, Brooklyn). Season ends with Memorial Day Weekend Tournament in Ozone Park. 15-20 game schedule including tournament and league play offs.
FEE: 10U $49. FEE 12U $175.
10U & 12U Summer Travel
Summer Season runs Memorial Day Weekend – August 12 (latest)
3 Tournaments including overnight tournament in Hershey PA + 1 Local travel League
Approximately 25 games + at least 2x/week practice including a Thursday night skills clinic run by the famous Zucci Brothers. Games under the lights. Cost: $450
Learn to throw properly: Box step and throw! Learn to catch properly: BOTH hands up, tracking ball with eyes. Learn to swing properly: Hands up, elbows down. Learn Windmill pitching using the Jennie Finch system: Pray-Dive-Open-Close. Learn to base-run like a softball player: Track style lead, slide into bases.