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Clinics & Lessons


Winter Pitching Clinics

Starts Nov. 18th
6 sensational sessions ~ 3 incredible instructors
Cost:
10U - $60
8U - $30 


Coach Tammy Galvin at Clutch Hitters Indoors
Coach Amy Huett at Batting Cages of Minnesota
Coach Alex O' Conner at Clutch Hitters Indoors

Priority is given to 8U and 10U pitchers.  
12U, 14U & 16U BFA pitchers will also be considered to fill any open spots in clinic sessions at a cost of $90 for the 6-week session. 
 
Please pay for the entire 6-week session at the first clinic. 
Refunds will not be given for missed sessions.
Clinics usually fill up quickly and will be honored on a first come first served basis. It is more effective to have like skill levels and age levels together in the same session.  

CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION

Please contact Amy Munsinger with questions.


Speed and Agility Sports Specific Training

Who: Kids ages 10-17
Where:
Clutch Hitters Indoor Training Facility
Instructor:  Jason Zander of Shakopee
(8 years of coaching)

When: Tuesdays: 5 - 6pm
Thursdays: 8 - 9pm
Saturdays: 9 - 10am
Session #1 November & December (25 classes)

Session #2  January & February (25 classes)
Cost:
$200 per session
$175 (BFA Discount)
$150 (Clutch Hitters Discount)

These two classes are limited to the first 20 kids who sign up.
There will be no additional classes offered, so hurry and register today!

Payments can be made to Clutch Hitters and dropped off at Clutch Indoor, given to Jim Hanson, or mailed to Clutch Hitters at 10327 Colorado Circle South, Bloomington, MN 55438


Performance Catching and Performance Hitting

Brought to you by Diamond Athletics
Instructor: Morgan Garbrecht

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Checks can be written to Diamond Athletics and paid at clinic
Questions? Call or text Morgan at #612-840-3848

When: Saturdays: 2 - 3pm
October 14 - November 18
Where:
Batting Cages of Minnesota
7104 Ohms Ln, Edina, MN 55439
Cost: $100

Objectives: This clinic will focus all on the aspects of catching. We will go over everything from specific stances, techniques for blocking, throwing, framing, and throwing from your knees. This clinic will be challenging but fun. This camp will push the girls to step out of there comfort zone helping them become better athletes.
 

When: Sundays: 6 - 7pm
October 15 - November 19
Where:
Batting Cages of Minnesota
7104 Ohms Ln, Edina, MN 55439
Cost: $100

Objectives: This clinic will focus all on the aspects of hitting. We will start with hitting stances, move into the steps we take before making contact with the pitch, then actually making contact, and how to finish our swing. These six weeks will give your daughter a really great base of how hitting works, and help her to become more confident while at the plate.   


Clinics Around Town

St. Kate's Clinics & Camps

October, November, December
All Ages
Hitting ~ Pitching ~ Catching ~ Short game ~ All-skills

Click HERE for info and registration


Coaches for Private Lessons

For coach bios and information,
go to our Private Lesson Coaches page.

Morgan  Garbrecht

Morgan Garbrecht

Catching, Hitting, Fielding, Agility and Endurance

Phone: 612-840-3848

Jim Hanson

Jim Hanson

Hitting, Fielding

Phone: 612-269-7653

Alex O'Connor

Alex O'Connor

Pitching

Medical Release Form

 

 



 

ALL PARENTS AND PLAYERS - It is required for every player participating in any BFA sponsored clinic or open gym session to complete the Medical Release Form below.

Once you have completed and turned in your Medical Release Form it is good for the entire year and covers the player for any BFA sponsored clinic or open gym session.

Please download the form below and bring it to the next BFA clinic
or you can mail it to:

BFA Medical Release Form
PO Box 386476
Bloomington, MN  55438


Private Lesson Reimbursement

Hitting Private Lessons

Please download and read the Hitting Reimbursement Authorization Form as we have updated the criteria for eligibility.

Reimbursement forms will be due on October 1st!

Because the development of hitting is fundamental to the overall success of the BFA fastpitch program, BFA is offering to assist families in offsetting some of the cost of the specialized training that will help make a player more successful.

Upon our “Player Development” board member’s approval, BFA will reimburse 50% of costs for qualifying training for a single player up to a maximum of $100 per year. The calendar year for reimbursement shall begin October 1st and run through the following September 30th. Reimbursement payments are made in Oct for qualifying players and training.  The player must be placed on the roster and playing for a BFA summer team. If the player elects not to play on a BFA team during the summer season, then no reimbursement payments will be paid.

The reimbursement is for one-on-one instruction and clinics that are not sponsored/subsidized by BFA and does not apply to costs  incurred for  seminars, training equipment, or BFA sponsored/subsidized clinics. Parents of players that are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity are asked to submit a signed authorization form to the “Player Development” Board Member. They will notify the applicant of the results. The intent of the application process is to assist the Board in budgeting reimbursement expense and not to limit player development opportunities.

Send Hitting Authorization and Reimbursement Form to:

BFA Player Development
PO Box 386476 Bloomington, MN 55438


Pitcher & Catcher Private Lessons

Please download and read the Pitching & Catching Reimbursement Authorization Form as we have updated the criteria for eligibility.

Reimbursement forms will be due on October 1st!

Because the development of the pitchers and catchers is fundamental to the overall success of the BFA softball program, BFA is offering to assist families in offsetting some of the cost of the specialized training required.

Upon our “Player Development” board members approval, BFA will reimburse 50% of costs for one-on-one instruction and clinics that are not sponsored/subsidized by BFA costs for a single player up to a maximum of $500 per year. It does not apply to costs incurred for seminars, training equipment, or BFA sponsored/subsidized clinics. Please download the Pitcher & Catcher Authorization Form for further details on Player Eligibility.

The calendar year for reimbursement shall begin October 1st run through the following September 30th. Reimbursement payment is made in October for qualifying players and training.

The player must be placed on the roster and playing for a BFA summer team as a pitcher/catcher. If the player elects not to play on a BFA team during the summer season, then no reimbursement payments will be paid. If the player elects not to play pitcher/catcher in order to play on a higher team, then no reimbursement payments will be paid.

Parents of players that are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity are asked to submit a signed aputhorization form to the “Player Development” (Board member). They will notify the applicant of the results. The intent of the application process is to approve the instructor/clinic and assist the Board in budgeting reimbursement expenses and not to limit player development opportunities.

Please send Authorization and Reimbursement forms to:
BFA Player Development
PO Box 386476
Bloomington, MN  55438