What is the Canpitch Program?
Canpitch was created to introduce and develop the fundamental skills of windmill pitching to Canada’s children and youth. Canpitch instructors in each province teach a nationally standardized curriculum founded in Long Term Player Development (LTPD) principles that reflects an athlete-centered approach to learning.
The benefits of a nationally standardized pitching program like Canpitch are:
- All athletes across Canada will have the opportunity to learn how to pitch from experts.
- Improved skills will improve competitiveness at the local, provincial and national levels.
- Canpitch Instructors are part of a national network of pitching coaches that participate in professional development sessions, which fosters a sense of community and the sharing of best practices.
Canpitch programs in your area may run year-round with group lessons often taking place once a week in 6 week blocks. In the future we hope all softball associations in Canada have Canpitch Instructors offering programs to anyone wanting to learn to pitch. Contact your Provincial/Territorial Office or local softball association about how to host, become a Canpitch Instructor or enroll a pitcher in a Canpitch Program near you.
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