Fastpitch softball has become one of the world’s most
popular sports among female athletes. This all-skill camp
emphasizes proper techniques for throwing, catching, hitting,
windmill pitching, baserunning, sliding, game strategy and
more. Campers enjoy team competitions and games, and
swim at a local pool two to three times a week.
Pitching/Catching Evening Camp:
Beginner to advanced pitchers and catchers hone their
softball skills by learning techniques of these two specialized
positions. Beginner pitchers learn the windmill mechanics
necessary for success and more experienced pitchers
continue to fine-tune skills to maximize speed, accuracy
and ball placement through a variety of drills and workouts.
Pitchers also have the opportunity to learn new pitches
based on their skill level. Campers must provide their own
Under direction of the catching coach, catchers practice
individually, in addition to teaming with the camp’s pitchers
to further hone their skills. Focus is on proper techniques of
blocking balls, coverages, throw downs and more.
Patterson, Bullis varsity softball coach, has been involved with Fastpitch
Softball for 20+ years as a player, pitcher and coach. An All-Met and
All-County Pitcher in high school, Coach Patterson has coached at recreation,
tournament, junior Olympic, college and high school levels, and took the 12U
Jr. Olympic Clarksburg Crush team to one first place and two second place
finishes out of three tournaments in 2011. She also works as a professional
fastpitch softball instructor.
Questions: Coach Heather Patterson