Cornerstone Youth Sports

June 2024 CYS Summer Clinics

Welcome

Welcome to the June Summer Clinics - General Sports Registration with Cornerstone Youth Sports!

Hello parents and guardians.  Below are the details for our upcoming CYS June Clinic.

 

K5-6th Grade

June 3-5

June10-12

9AM to 11AM

Price: $125 week

 

Speed and Agility 

June 3-5

We will focus on improving the athletes speed, agility, quickness, and overall athletic performance. we will use a variety of exercises, drills, and techniques designed to enhance an athlete's ability to move quickly, change direction rapidly, and react swiftly to stimuli.

 

Basketball

(All June T,W,TH 8AM to 10AM)

 

Basketball training encompasses a variety of elements aimed at improving players' skills, physical conditioning, teamwork, and strategic understanding of the game. Here's an overview of key components of basketball training:

  1. Skill Development:

    • Shooting: Players work on shooting mechanics, including footwork, hand placement, and follow-through, to improve shooting accuracy and range.
    • Ball Handling: Training focuses on dribbling skills, such as crossover dribbles, behind-the-back dribbles, and hesitation moves, to maintain control and create scoring opportunities.
    • Passing: Players practice different types of passes, such as chest passes, bounce passes, and overhead passes, to facilitate ball movement and teamwork.
    • Defense: Training includes defensive stance, footwork, anticipation, and communication to effectively guard opponents and disrupt their offensive plays.
    • Rebounding: Players work on positioning, timing, and boxing out techniques to secure rebounds on both ends of the court.
  2. Physical Conditioning:

    • Endurance: Conditioning drills improve players' cardiovascular fitness to sustain high-intensity performance throughout the game.
    • Strength and Power: Strength training exercises focus on building muscle strength and power to compete for rebounds, drive to the basket, and defend against opponents.
    • Speed and Agility: Training includes agility drills, sprint intervals, and lateral movements to improve quickness, agility, and change of direction.
    • Flexibility: Players engage in stretching and mobility exercises to maintain flexibility, reduce the risk of injuries, and enhance range of motion.

 

Softball

June 3-5 

  1. Skill Development: Softball training focuses on developing fundamental skills such as throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, and baserunning. Players engage in drills and exercises specific to each skill, often using specialized equipment like batting cages, pitching machines, and fielding nets.

  2. Batting Skills: Hitters work on developing their batting stance, swing mechanics, timing, and pitch recognition. They engage in batting practice sessions, often with coaches or pitching machines throwing different pitch types at varying speeds and locations.

  3. Fielding Drills: Fielders practice fielding ground balls, catching fly balls, and making throws with precision and speed. They focus on footwork, glove positioning, and reaction time to improve their defensive capabilities at different positions on the field.

  4. Base Running: Base runners train to improve their speed, agility, and baserunning instincts. They practice stealing bases, reading pitchers' movements, sliding techniques, and making split-second decisions on the base paths.

Tennis

June 3-5

 

Basic tennis skills encompass a range of fundamental techniques and abilities that form the foundation of playing tennis. We will focus on many of the following during our sessions.

  1. Grip: Understanding and using the correct grip for different strokes is essential. The continental grip is commonly used for serves, volleys, and overhead shots, while the eastern or semi-western grips are typically used for forehands, and the continental or eastern grip for backhands.

  2. Forehand Stroke: The forehand is one of the primary groundstrokes in tennis. Players should learn proper racket preparation, footwork, and swing mechanics to execute forehands with power, control, and consistency.

  3. Backhand Stroke: Mastering the backhand involves developing sound technique and footwork. Players can choose between a one-handed or two-handed backhand grip, each requiring specific adjustments in stroke mechanics and body positioning.

  4. Volleys: Volleys are shots hit before the ball bounces, typically executed near the net. Players should practice proper hand-eye coordination, racket positioning, and timing to execute volleys with accuracy and touch.

  5. Serve: The serve is the most important shot in tennis, initiating each point. Players should focus on developing a consistent toss, fluid motion, and proper ball strike to generate power and accuracy on serves.

  6. Return of Serve: Effective return of serve involves anticipation, footwork, and racket control. Players should practice reading opponents' serves, adjusting their positioning, and making clean contact to neutralize or attack the opponent's shots.

  7. Footwork: Good footwork is essential for efficient movement on the court. Players should practice split-step timing, side shuffling, crossover steps, and quick recovery after shots to maintain balance and positioning.

  8. Court Positioning: Understanding proper court positioning helps players cover the court effectively and exploit opponents' weaknesses. Players should learn to adjust their positioning based on the situation, moving closer to the net for offensive shots and deeper behind the baseline for defensive shots.

  9. Basic Rules and Etiquette: Beginners should familiarize themselves with the basic rules of tennis, including scoring, court dimensions, and code of conduct. Understanding tennis etiquette, such as calling out scores, waiting for opponents, and respecting the pace of play, is also important.

  10. Consistency and Control: Consistency and control are essential for developing reliable strokes. Players should focus on making consistent contact with the ball, maintaining proper form, and gradually increasing power and accuracy as their skills improve.

 

Contact: cysinfo@sacornerstone.org

 

 

 

 

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment.

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