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Softball Slap Hitting Clinics at Extra Innings in Tewksbury, Ma

2014 Winter Clinics

ExtraInnings Tewksbury Ma.

6week sessions

January6th- February 10th 2014


Application is attached to this post

Under the direction of Jim Hardy and Brooke Hardy, players will be trained using state of the art slap hitting techniques.  Jim has coached over 30 players that have gone on to play softball at the college level and Brooke will be attending Jacksonville University in Florida in the Fall of 2014 on aSoftball Scholarship, and this is how she was trained. 

Jim has converted 6 right handed batters into lefty slappers (and hitters) that have earned college scholarships.  If you are a lefty batter or blazing fast righty(3.0or better home to 1st) looking to enhance your skill set, lefty slapping couldbe your ticket to college or starting for your High School team, as it’s all about getting on base.  

Sessions will consist of 3-4 players pergroup to maximize the player to instructor ratio.

The training will consist of multiple slap hitting stationsas well as full swing stations as it’s critical to being a successful allaround slapper to be able to have swing sway as well as power slap and bunt.  The hitting stations are designed to teach theyounger player the foundations of a being a weapon from the left side of theplate be teaching all aspects from slapping, power slapping, bunting and fullswing.  The players will progress throughthe 6 week sessions with a graduated approach that will allow them to develop theproper mechanics to take all aspects of slap hitting from to the ballfield.  Part of this is the development ofthe mental component of hitting. Learning the proper mental approach to take into the batter’s box oneach and every pitch is critical to having success.  You can’t control your result, but you cancontrol having a good at-bat! 

Exact Session times will be based on number ofregistrations.  We are limiting eachSession station to 3-4 players.

2013-14Clinic Registration form

Players Name: _________________________________________



State: __________ Zip:__________

Age: ___________ Grade:________

Bat:    Righty  Lefty                  Both     Slap       Please circle all that apply

Travel Team


Parent/Guardian Name:______________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian Contact Phone#:________________________________________________


Thisis to certify that my child has had a physical examination by a licensedphysician within the last year and is free from any and all illnesses, injuriesthat would inhibit any and all participation in hitting clinic.  Please list any Medical Concerns:




____________________________                             __________________

Signatureof Parent or Guardian                                                Date


Please call Jim at 978-500-2632if you have any questions.


Please send completed andsigned registration form and $125 check payable to:

Jim Hardy

61 Meredith Road

Tewksbury, Ma 01876

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