Softball

Travel Teams

At ISA, our travel team season runs from October-July with extensive training and development throughout the off-season. Participants will receive 75 to 100+ hours of elite level instruction, allowing your athlete to refine their game and take it to the next level!

We have an ISA travel team for players of every skill set – our ultimate goal is to help every single player that comes through our doors reach their full potential!

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Our POWERED by ISA program allows our instructors to provide specific skill instruction for your already established team or program. Our curriculum is tailored to age, skill and ability level. ISA is centered in creating a progression-based instructional curriculum, complete with throwing mechanics, hitting, defense, pitching/catching, and game situations/baseball IQ & awareness. Our goal is to help each young athlete solidify their mechanical foundation and maximize their individual potential, ultimately creating an unstoppable ball team.

Each POWERED By team will be provided a designated Marucci website to order uniform packages, team branded merchandise, baseball equipment and gear.

ISA Spring Softball Clinics/Programs

Join ISA’s staff for an opportunity to enhance your overall game. Our staff of former MLB and college level players have designed a great clinic/program for you son or daughter. Please note these events are for BOTH softball and baseball. Athletes will work in groups of the same gender. Softball pitching instructors will work with our softball athletes.

Hitting: Learn the proper sequence of movements in order to create the most efficient swing to maximize bat speed and exit velocity. Instructors will teach the fundamentals and also offer adjustments that cater to each athlete’s individual swing.

Pitching: Instruction will cover throwing drills, a breakdown of proper pitching mechanics, pitchers fielding practice, and arm care. Campers will be taken through a series of different throwing exercises to help ensure proper mechanics as well as ways to strengthen their arm. Each athlete will be observed off the mound and given one-on-one instruction on mechanics. Softball pitching instructors will be in attendance for pitching instruction for our female athletes.

Infield: Learn proper footwork to help increase velocity and throwing accuracy. Fielding fundamentals and turning double plays will also be covered.

Speed and Agility: Learn from a certified strength coach on how to improve over speed and agility. With emphasis on baserunning, athletes will learn how to become a better baserunner and base stealer.

Please plan on arriving 10-15 minutes early. Clinic is held indoors and campers should dress in comfortable athletic apparel and tennis shoes (no cleats). Athletes should bring their fielding glove. In addition, their personal bat, helmet, and batting gloves if they have them, although it is not required.

March 25th One Day Clinic

  • Time: 2:00-5:00pm
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Cost: $75
  • 50 kid max

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May 20th One Day Clinic

  • Time: 2:00-5:00pm
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Cost: $75
  • 50 kid max

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5 Week Program

  • Dates: April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and May 6th
  • Time: 12pm – 2:30pm
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Cost: $300
  • 50 kid max

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10 Week Softball Pitching Program

Registration is Closed! More Information will be Posted in the Fall of 2018.

Join ISA‘s softball pitching instructor, Ashley Nanneman and Kari Bern, for a 10 week pitching program. Both have collegiate level playing experience at the D1 and D3 levels respectfully. Covered in the 10-week program will be a proper warm up routine and pitching form with corrections to reduce the risk of injury, they will also increase the pitcher’s softball IQ and explain the importance of the battery communication.

  • Arm Care: Pre/post pitching exercises for strengthening and injury prevention.
  • Basic Pitching Mechanics: Series of different throwing exercises to help ensure proper mechanics as well as strengthening their arm.
  • Pitch Development: Establishing command and development of pitches, primarily a speed and off-speed pitch.
  • Speed vs. Movement: Discuss the age-old question of what should come first.
  • Pitch Selection: Help pitchers understand the mental side of pitching — what pitches to throw and when. Challenge the athletes to up their softball IQ.
  • Hitter Analysis: Every batter tells a story from their stance to their practice swing, we want pitchers/catchers to be able to read it and determine what pitches to throw.
  • Battery Communication: Learning the importance of a pitcher/catcher pregame and in-game relationship.
  • Pitchers Fielding Practice: Teaching proper ways to field position, along with base coverages or backups.
  • Video Analysis: Online training space for video analysis.  Videos to be broken down through an online app uploaded and available 24/7 to the athletes.

Session 1:

  • Wednesdays, Oct 11 – Dec 20
  • Grades: 3rd – 8th
  • 5pm – 6pm
  • Cost: $350

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ISA 10 Week Softball Hitting Program

Registration is Closed! More Information will be Posted in the Fall of 2018.

Join us at ISA for a program focused on elite level hitting mechanics and efficient base running skills.  With instruction from our ISA staff, this clinic will introduce the ideas and concepts used by professional and college baseball players.  Learn the proper swing mechanics to maximize bat speed and exit velocity.  Instructors will teach the fundamentals and offer adjustments to each athlete’s individual swing.

  • Proper Equipment: Offer advice on bat size and length.
  • Tee Work: Give a stable visual of where they should hit the ball. Allows us to break down the mechanics of a swing.  (Ex. Inside, Outside, Middle, Extension (Serve the Tray), Contact)
  • Hitting Mechanics: To study and improve upon the mechanics involved in hitting, which includes optimizing a player’s swing for either maximizing their bat speed or their time for plate coverage.
  • At-Bat Preparation: Understanding dugout etiquette, preparing yourself as a in-the-hole hitter, on-deck hitter and at-bat batter,
  • Plate Presence: Explaining body placement in box, learning when and how to take signs.
  • Situational Hitting: Learning the scenarios that are encountered in each at bat.
  • Video Analysis: Online training space for video analysis. Videos to be broken down through an online app uploaded and available 24/7 to the athletes.

Session 2:

  • Sundays, Jan 14th – Mar 18th
  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm
  • Grades: 3rd – 12th
  • Cost:  $350

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ISA Team Training

Want to train like an ISA travel team player? We now have an opportunity to do so. For $200/month you can train once a week with ISA teams. More information is below:

  • Elite level ISA instructors will lead all Training
  • No obligation to play for an ISA team
  • Choice of two sessions: Fall, September through November or Winter, January through March (must commit to 3 month session)
  • Each session will be 12 weeks
  • 1.5 hours of training per week (4 times per month)
  • Available twice a week for $400/month
  • Practice will cover all aspects of baseball/softball
  • Athletes will be provided with an online “Coach Now” (phone app) space where monthly videos will be placed to show progression
  • Access to use facility during open gym times at ISA
  • Opportunities for discounted Marucci items and custom ISA apparel

The training each athlete receives is the exact same as our house team players. In most cases training will be done with ISA house teams of similar ages.

Lessons

Utilize the experience of our staff to help develop and strengthen your athlete’s skills in a one-on-one environment. Lessons will be tailored to each athlete’s age and ability. As with any sport, athletes will see the best results with consistent training and instruction.

INSTRUCTOR30 MINSHOUR5 PACK
(30 MINS)
5 PACK
(HOUR)
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Jenna Woepse$40$75$175$325Inquire about Availability
Jean Rivett$40$75$175$325Train with Jean
Paul Wagner$40$75$175$325Train with Paul
Jen Roskom$40$75$175$325Train with Jen
Ashley Nanneman$40$75$175$325Inquire about Availability
Amber O'Connell$40$75$175$325Train with Amber
Jess Kropp$40$75$175$325Train with Jess
Kari Bern$40$75$175$325Inquire about Availability
Chris Anderson$50$95$225$425Train with Chris
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