Catcher Clinic

Rugged Softball and Wasserman Strength Coach Brittany Jacobsen will go over the fundamentals of receiving, blocking, and transitioning to throw. Age and skill appropriate information and drills will be provided in each session.

  • You must bring your own gear, glove, tennis shoes and water. 

Outline for the Class will be:

  • Dynamic Warm-Up 
  • Mobility 
  • Catcher Prep
  • Basic HLT Throwing Progressions
  • Catcher Specific Skill Work

Click here for: BEGINNER CATCHER SESSION- Ages 8-11yrs: January 16th @ 10:00am

Click here for: INTERMEDIATE CATCHER SESSION- Ages 12+: January 16th @ 1:15pm

Accelerated Rugged New Student Orientation

This offering is for New to Rugged Pitching students only. $75

This is the assessment and orientation process in order to begin regular pitch sessions with Coach Jenn Newman and staff in the Rugged Softball/Wasserman Strength system in either Whitehouse, OH or Brighton, MI. 

This session will walk you through the ins and outs of the program, allow Coach Jenn to properly but quickly access your skills and movements, and get to know your goals for pitching and skill acquisition.

This session will move fast and cover a lot of information!

You will not need a catcher for this session. 

*If you are over the age of 12 and feel that you would need a more in depth Assessment and Orientation please email for more information**

Click Below for New Student Orientation schedule and athlete enrollment:


January 9th at 9:00am


DECEMBER 13th at 2:00pm

DECEMBER 15th at 3:00pm

Foundations of High Level Throwing Clinic with Austin Wasserman

This is a Foundations of High Level Throwing® Clinic with Austin Wasserman and Coach Jenn Newman. 

We will spend the session discussing proper throwing patterns, reviewing some of the common injury mechanisms, learning the High Level Throwing® warm-up and basic throwing progressions.

This class is a prerequisite to all other High Level Throwing class options. The format will be:

  • Dynamic Warm-Up + Prep Drills
  • Arm Care, Med Ball + HLT Drills-
  • Blended Dynamic HLT Drills based on position

Advanced Techniques of High Level Throwing Clinic with Austin Wasserman

The Advanced Technique class can be take as many times as you’d like, and the format will be:

  • Dynamic Warm-Up + Prep Drills
  • Arm Care, Med Ball + HLT Drills
  • Infield Throwing Development
  • Outfield Throwing Development
  • Catcher Throwing Development

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