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BC High Performance and Development Spring Break Camps

Oceanside Softball is pleased to announce that we will be hosting two softball camps with the coaches from the Women’s National Team. The first is the BC High Performance Camp for players with higher levels of ability and the second is the Oceanside Softball Development Camp with Team Canada Coaches for players of any ability.

BC High Performance Spring Camp

Softball is in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the current coaching staff for the Canadian National Team will be the headline coaches for the first annual BC High Performance Spring Camp and Oceanside Softball Development Camp. These camps will also include current National players, the National Teams Mental Performance Coach and national pool coaches.

The Camp will be held indoors at Arbutus Meadows Training Center 1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay BC V9P 9A3 a 225ftx175ft turfed facility.

The camp is limited to 65 participants (15 pitchers, 10 catchers and 40 infielder/outfielders) in U14 and (15 pitchers, 10 catchers, 25 infielders, 15 outfielders) in U16/18 group.

Instructors

  • Mark Smith  Softball Canada High Performance Director and Women’s Team Head coach
  • Mel Basillio  Canadian Women’s National Team Infield Coach
  • Dave Paetkau  Canadian Women’s National Team Hitting and Out fielding Coach
  • Rob Guenter  Canadian Women’s Junior and Senior Pitching Coach
  • Dr Lauren Tashman  Canadian National Team Mental Performance trainer
  • Charlotte Dolan  Former Canadian National Team and UCLA Player (Catching Coach)
  • Current Women’s National Team Players
  • Canadian Sport Institute Trainers

U14 Group runs from March 19 to 21 2018, and includes:

  • 10 hours of Training/instruction
  • 4 games with National Team coaching
  •  Meet and Greet Pizza/Appetizers night and College Prep Talk
  •  5 hours Physical Training
  •  2 hours Mental Performance

U16/18 Group runs from March 20 to 23 2018, and inludes:

  • 13 hours of Training/Instruction
  •  2 games with National Team coaching
  •  Meet and Greet Pizza/Appetizers night and College Prep Talk
  •  3 hours Physical Training
  •  4 hours Mental Performance

Cost

U14 $350 Registration Fee
U16/18 $425 Registration Fee


Oceanside Softball’s Annual Development Camp

Oceanside Softball’s Annual Development Camp runs March 23 to 25, 2017 at Arbutus Meadows. This camps is broken up into hour and a half modules for each age group with each module costing $25

The modules are:
Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Infielding and Outfielding


www.oceansidesoftball.ca

To register click on the registration Tab at the top of the page

For accommodations, Parksville is very close to Arbutus Meadows

Preferred accommodation rates are set up at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre for your accommodation needs in Parksville!  Quote account #10Q4LX or Oceanside Softball when making your reservation. You can give a call into reservations at 1-800-663-7373 at anytime to qualify for a discounted rates.

 

SFU is returning to Victoria – Registration Details!

Carnarvon Ball Club and Peninsula Baseball and Softball Association are pleased to announce that they are hosting SFU Head Coach Mike Renney and the SFU Varsity Softball team in Victoria for a Skill Development Camp on September 23 and 24. The camp is open to players born in 2000 to 2007. All skill levels are welcome!

The two-day camp will cover hitting, bunting, throwing, catching, fielding and base running. SFU Softball Head Coach Mike Renney will oversee the camp and the varsity-student athletes will provide instruction. Participants will interact with SFU coaches and varsity athletes throughout two days of instruction. Space is limited.

Saturday September 23 – 12 pm to 3:30 pm

Sunday September 24 – 10 am to 1:30 pm

Cost:

  • Early Bird (until August 31) – $85 (includes t-shirt) – You will be directed to PayPal for payment when you click the submit button.
  • Regular Rate (starting Sep 1) – $95 (includes t-shirt) – You will be directed to PayPal for payment when you click the submit button.

Location: Rotary Park – Field of Dreams adjacent to the Victoria Airport

Campers are reminded to wear appropriate ball wear, and bring a glove, bat (if you have one), water and a snack.

Registration Link: http://www.carnarvonballclub.com/registration/

Sooke Loggers vs New Zealand National Team

The New Zealand Men’s National Fastball Team will be coming to the Langford Fastball Fields in Langford B.C on Sunday, June 25th to Play Exhibition games against the Sooke Loggers. The New Zealand Black Sox are one of the top ranked teams headed to the WBSC World Softball Championship in the Yukon. The Sooke Loggers are a Men’s Senior “A” team that has been ranked 7th on the ISC World Tournament Rankings and two members of the team will play for the Canadian National Team at the WSBC World Championship in July.

Game times will be 12pm and 2pm.

Before the 12 pm game the New Zealand Club will perform the “HAKA” dance.

You may need your own chair as seating will be limited.