Welcome to the Midget Division!
Age: 17 to 23
Year of Birth: 1997 to 2003
Objective: To refine fundamental softball skills, further develop advanced softball skills, develop softball-specific mental skills, and physical fitness. Focus on the preparation for optimal performance in competition.
Development: Introduce softball-specific physical conditioning, maintain flexibility and practice injury prevention. Begin to individualize instruction and preparation to address each player’s individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses. Teach players, who are now proficient at performing fundamental and advanced softball-specific skills, to perform those skills under a variety of conditions during training and competitions. Specialize in 1 position but play 1 to 2 other positions. Increasing opportunities to develop player’s autonomy in terms of decision-making regarding individual and team preparation and play. Develop and refine visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control.
Midget Convenor: Paul Centis 647-897-7694 firstname.lastname@example.org
Picture Day: TBA – Schedule to follow