News

Hospital and SCC Offer Free Pitching and Throwing Skills Clinic

March 10, 2009 –  

Coaches and health professionals from Great River Medical Center and Southeastern Community College are teaming to provide a Baseball and Softball Pitching and Throwing Clinic for Little-League-age (9 to 14) and high-school athletes, and their coaches and parents.

The clinic is scheduled from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Southeastern Community College, Loren Walker Arena, 1500 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington, Iowa.

Clinic sessions for coaches, parents and high-school athletes are:

  • Dynamic Warmup for the Overhead Athlete
  • Pitching Mechanics for Baseball
  • Pitching Mechanics for Softball
  • Preventing Overuse Injuries
  • Throwing Mechanics Drills

Sessions for Little League athletes are:

  • Injury Prevention
  • Mechanics of Pitching and Throwing
  • Warmup Activity

Clinic faculty members are Southeastern Community College coaches and Great River Medical Center doctors of physical therapy and athletic trainers. Most sessions are hands-on, and participants will have drills practice time with clinic instructors and members of the 2009 Southeastern Community College baseball and softball teams.

Registration is limited. For more information or to register, please call Great River Corporate Education at (319) 768-4070.