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MARCH MADNESS OUTDOOR SPORTS PROGRAMS!
by posted 02/11/2021


March Sports programs. Join IST's Pro staff and get some fresh air! Play your

favorite sports in a safe environment. March outdoor options include the following

programs Registration is handled by the Westport Parks and Recreation and opens

 

February 22nd. CLICK HERE to access the website.

 
  • SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL
  • IST FOOTBALL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
  • PRE-K KEEP KICKING SOCCER
  • PRE-K IST GAMERS BASEBALL
 

FOOTBALL! FOOTBALL SUNDAY!
Football Clinics: Grade K - 5


The I.S.T. Football in conjunction with Radical Athletics featuring Coach Rodney Joyner translates into more confidence, improved technique and better on-field performance.  Get inside tips on how the pros really train.  Have fun and learn in a supportive environment.

 

I.S.T. Pro Staff will lead the way as we offer this up-and-coming popular, non-contact program for football.  The program will cover all aspects of football training skills and will incorporate general speed and agility training as well as sport and position specific drills and skill development.  In addition to skills training, sessions will include instructional non-contact games

Early Spring Session:  Dates:

Day:

 Time:

 Location:

 Grade:

 Fee:

 Code:

   March 7 - 28  Sunday  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  K  $140  FB30
   March 7 - 28  Sunday  12:15 p.m.- 1:15 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  1st & 2nd  $140  FB31
   March 7 - 28  Sunday  1:30 p.m, - 2:30 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  3rd - 5th  $140  FB32


*Notes: Inclement weather will cause the program to cancel and a make-up will be offered.

 

SPRING TRAINING BASEBALL CLINICS
Spring Training Baseball: Grade K - 5

Join I.S.T. Pro Staff at the field and get ready for the upcoming spring season!  Each session will include skill development in all aspects of the game including:

  • hitting
  • throwing
  • fielding
  • base-running
  • pitching
  • and instructional game-play

There is nothing better than knowing spring baseball season is around the corner!  Join us for exciting baseball practice and skill development.  All skill levels welcome!

Early Spring Session  Dates: Day:  Time:  Location:  Grade:  Fee:  Code:
   March 6 - 27  Saturday  11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  K - 1st  $140   GK31
   March 6 - 27   Saturday  12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  2nd - 3rd  $140   GK32
   March 6 - 27  Saturday  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Burr Farms Field  4th - 5th  $140  GK33

*Notes: Inclement weather will cause the program to cancel and a make-up will be offered.

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KEEP KICKIN' SOCCER

These exciting clinics will focus on the young athlete learning to control their bodies and learning the correct fundamentals of soccer. Each clinic offers a unique sports experience for the young athlete all while learning in a fun and focused environment. Inclement weather will cause the program to cancel and a make-up will be offered.

Mini Kickers: 2 - 3 yrs

Keep Kickin' Mini Kickers is the second level in our developmental program and is open to players ages 2 - 3 years old. The emphasis of this program is to help players get familiar with the ball and have fun! Passing, running, stopping, shooting, and turning are all highlights players can expect to work on, in addition to understanding basic game rules. During this program positive social interaction among players is nurtured and players are encouraged to be confident in all situations. The atmosphere is fun and developmental! This program requires parent/child participation. 

   Date:                    Day:          Time:   Location:              Fee:     Code:   
 Early Spring Session: March 11 - April 1  Thursday  10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.       Town Hall Fields      $120  MKS30
  March 11 - April 1  Thursday  11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Town Hall Fields  $120  MKS31
 

March 6 - 27

 Saturday  9:45 - 10:30 a.m.  Luciano Field  $120  MKS32

 

Big Kickers: 4 - 5 yrs

In our Big Kickers program children ages 4 - 5 years old are now more aware of teamwork and the best way to shoot at the goal. We add basic strategies and teamwork ideas to fundamentals of technical skills with the soccer ball. Our coaches are specialized in developing beginning players soccer skills as well as continuing to create a fun environment!

   Date: Day: Time:  Location: Fee: Code:
 Early Spring Session: March 6 - 27  Saturday  10:45 - 11:45 a.m.      Luciano Field  $140  BKS30
  March 6 - 27  Saturday  12 p.m. - 1 p.m.  Luciano Field  $140  BKS31

 

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These clinics focus on the young athlete learning to control their bodies and learning the correct fundamentals.  Each clinic offers a unique sports experience for the young athlete all while learning in a fun and focused environment.  Inclement weather days will cancel the program and a make-up day will be offered. 

Intro to Sports
Lil-Pee Wee Gamers: 3 - 4.5 yrs

We hit the ground running, skipping, and galloping in these classes.  We learn the correct fundamentals for our baseball programs.  We also believe it is just as important to learn how to play the game.  We aim to improve your child's eye-hand coordination, gross motor skills, and their understanding of game strategy.  Classes are broken up into Lil-Pee Wee Gamers and Advanced Pee Wee Gamers.

  Date: Day: Time: Location: Age: Fee: Code:
Early Spring Session: March 8 - 29 Monday 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Town Hall Field 3 - 4.5 $120 LG30
  March 9 - 30 Tuesday 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Town Hall Field 3 - 4.5 $120 LG31
  March 11 - April 1 Thursday 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Town Hall Field 3 - 4.5 $120 LG32
  March 12 - April 2 Friday 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Town Hall Field 3 - 4.5 $120 LG22


Advanced Pee Wee Gamers: 4.5 - 5 yrs

  Date: Day: Time: Location: Age:  Fee: Code:
Early Spring Session: March 8 - 29 Monday 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Town Hall Field 4.5 - 5 $140 AG30
  March 11 - April 1 Thursday 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Town Hall Field 4.5 - 5 $140 AG31
  March 12 - April 2 Friday 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Town Hall Field 4.5 - 5 $140 AG32
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Backyard/In-Home Sports custom clinics and private training
by posted 02/11/2021


IST Sports Headquarters backyard/In-Home sports camps, clinics and private

training!

Set up your own sports training weekly clinics or daily camps!


IST Pro staff comes to you! We maintain a 1:5 player to coach ratio and can tailor camps and clinics to include multiple activities and sports skills development and game play.

 

Utilizing our Pro Staff IST Sports Headquarters is excited to offer a unique at home/backyard or private property camp,clinic, and private training programs brings our amazing sports training and fitness training experience to you! One-on-One and group options provide the amazing benefits of camp while never leaving home. Sessions can be customized to meet you needs! All sessions are weather permitting and available for private group training and lessons year-round.

 

Options include

  • Weekly sports skills development clinics including basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and football skills development. Sessions can include any combo of sports development and clinic duration is flexible. They can 1X to 5X per week
     
  • Weekly basketball, football and fitness private and small group lessons
     
  • Clinics are tailored to include the sports that your children would like to participate in.
     
  • GYM games grades K-3 include: Sharks and Minnows, Clean out the backyard, Crazy Hoops, Circle Run, Aliens and Astronauts, Team Freeze tag, Group Juggle, Simon Say and More!
  • GYM games grades 4-8 include:Soccer Home Run Derby, Ultimate Frisbee,Nukem,Frisbee Golf, Monarch Ball, Steal the Bacon, HORSE, Around the World, Knockout, Wiffle Ball, Pickle, 4 Square, Keep it up (volleyball) and more!

 

  • Buddy lesson $70 per player per hour
  • 3 Player Group $60 per player per hour
  • 4 Player Group $50 per player per hour
  • Two Hour option would be $40/hr per player
  • Monday through Friday weekly camps would be $40/hr/Player- $400/player for 10hours per week with a minimum of 4 players


Email Glenn Katz at istkatz22@yahoo.com to coordinate in-home sports camps/clinics or private sports training.

American Camp association safety guidelines will be adhered to during all sessions

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Pre-K Spring and Summer programs
by posted 02/11/2021


Pre-K CLINIC/CAMP OPTIONS

SPRING AND SUMMER

 

NEW 2021 Spring  IST Pre-School Baseball/Intro to Sports and Keep Kickin Soccer
 

featuring all your favorite coaches and
 

Keep Kickin Soccer's Pro Staff

NEW REGISTRATION ONLINE March 22nd

Options include

  • Backyard sports and activities programs- CLICK HERE
  • March Madness Lil Pee Wee Gamers, Gamers and Keep Kicking Soccer programs. CLICK HERE
  • Spring Lil Pee Wee Gamers and Gamers programs- See below
  • Spring Keep Kicking Soccer programs- See below
  • Tot N Player Summer camp


 

These clinics focus on the young athlete learning to control their bodies and learning the correct fundamentals.  Each clinic offers a unique sports experience for the young athlete all while learning in a fun and focused environment.  Inclement weather days will be run at IST Sports Headquarters.

Website for registration: All Pre-School IST Sports program registrations are handled by the Westport Parks and Recreation.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

All players are guaranteed a spot. Registration is set to open March 22nd

Spring programs are held outside at the fields behind Westport Town Hall in Westport. In case of inclement weather we will move classes inside at I.S.T. Sports Headquarters (IST), 25 Van Zant Street in Norwalk.

What does your child need to wear or bring?
Comfortable clothes, closed-toe shoes, and a water bottle. Please provide a glove for 4-5 year-olds.
*Please note that when we are inside your child should not wear their cleats.

 

SPRING CLINIC OPTIONS

BASEBALL/INTRO TO SPORTS Lil-Pee Wee Gamers: 3 - 4.5 yrs. & Advanced Pee Wee Gamers: 4.5 - 5 yrs

We hit the ground running, skipping, and galloping in these classes.  We learn the correct fundamentals for our baseball programs.  We also believe it is just as important to learn how to play the game.  We aim to improve your child's eye-hand coordination, gross motor skills, and their understanding of game strategy. Classes will also introduce players to additional sports throughout the Spring sessions. Classes are broken up into Lil-Pee Wee and Advanced Pee Wee Gamers.

 

SCHEDULE- All programs run 7 weeks week of April 19th through June 8th

Lil-Pee Wee Gamers- $240/7 week session

Monday 1:45PM to 2:30PM No Class May 31st.

Tuesday 1:45PM to 2:30PM

Thursday 11AM-11:45AM

Friday 1:30AM to 2:15PM
 

NEW Class IST Intro to Sports Saturday 915AM to 10AM Location Compo Beach
 

Advanced Pee Wee Gamers- $240/7 week session

Monday 1:45PM to 2:45PM No Class May 31st
 

Thursday 2PM to 3PM

Friday 130pm to 2:30pm
 

KEEP KICKING SOCCER PRE-K SOCCER PROGRAMS

Mini Kickers - $210/7 week session

2 & 3 Year Old

45 minute sessions
        
         Thursday 1015AM-11AM

         Thursday 11-11:45AM


         Saturday 9:45AM to 10:30AM

 

Keep Kickin Mini Kickers is the second level in our developmental process and isopen to players aged 2 and 3 years old. The emphasis of this program is to help players get familiar with the ball and have fun! Passing, running, stopping, shooting, and turning are all highlights players can expect to work on, in addition to understanding basic game rules. During this program positive social interaction among players is nurtured and players are encouraged to be confident in all situations. The atmosphere is fun and developmental! This program requires parent/child participation.

Big Kickers - $240/7 week session
4 & 5 Year Old
1hr sessions
       
Saturday 10:45AM to 11:45AM

Satuday 12PM to 1PM

Child participation only

In our Big Kickers program Children ages 4-5 are now more aware of teamwork and the best way to shoot at goal. In the Big Kickers program, we add basic strategies and teamwork ideas to fundamentals of technical skills with the soccer ball. Our coaches are specialized in developing beginning players soccer skills as well as continuing to create a fun environment!

 

SUMMER CAMP OPTIONS

SUMMER CAMP OPTIONS- $325/Week

2021 Tot N Play Camp at Burying Hill Beach

Time 9AM to 12PM

Location Burying Hill Beach, Westport CT
Children ages 3-5. Must be potty trained

Dates:11 weekly options running June 14th through August 27

Example of exciting daily Curriculum

9AM 910 arrival and unpack

915-930 morning group greetings

930-10 craft time

10-1030 sports and activities

1030-1045 snack

1045-11 interactive story time

11-1130 beach time

1130-1150 activity choice time- includes puzzles, giant leggos, fun games and more

1150 closing song and dismissal

Tot N Play has a new Director, Weston mom, Amanda Rothlein, who earned her Masters degree in Early Education from Fordham University and spent seven years as an Elementary teacher in the NYC public schools. Taylor Cusa will also be back this Summer running camp with Amanda!

IST Preschool Tot'n Play summer camp at Burying Hill Beach will provide week-long experiences that introduce young children to a multitude of sports, arts and crafts, and exploration while also creating a traditional camp experience that focuses on friendship, spirit, and fun in the sun!

Programs, designed by IST coaches and teachers, will expose children to various popular sports while participating in developmentally appropriate activities. Games will be included to teach and emphasize skills, and top-notch instructors will provide the ideal balance of instruction and entertainment. The values of sportsmanship, cooperation, and respect will be highlighted throughout each and every session.

A flexible schedule offers registration options for any amount of weeks. Baseball, basketball, football, and soccer are just some of the highlighted sports. Arts and crafts, story-time, beach time and other popular children's games will be a constant each day. Incase of inclement weather, camp will move indoors to our IST facility in Norwalk

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I.S.T. WINTER PRO baseball clinics have arrived!
by posted 01/01/2021


2021 IST Pro baseball programs

Featuring Coach Jeff Slane, Sal Latella, Todd Lyons, Leon Fleming, John Sciarrettta and

more!

IST PRO BASEBALL Winter 2021

BASEBALL CLINIC INFORMATION

Grades K through 7th

13yrs and up

 

If you have a small group and our time slots do not fit your schedule please let us know and we can form groups outside of our clinic options below
email istkatz22@yahoo.com with questions or to form your own group
All sessions follow State and CDC Guidelines for safe play
All Coaches and players wear masks and sessions are drop off and pick up this season

SAFETY GUIDELINES- CLICK HERE

SPORTS PREPAREDNESS NOTE from Dr Josh Frank Coastal Orthopedics Sports Specialist CLICK HERE

 

PROGRAM OPTIONS
-Kindergarten through 7th grade skills development
-13 years old and up Hitting, Pitching, Catching

 

HITTING

13 years old and up I.S.T. Sports Headquarters’ workouts will follow a professional format developing all aspects of each player’s offensive skills.  Players will be brought through various drills to improve their batting approach and technique in preparation for the 2021 Spring Season. All sessions will be run IST Pro hitting instructors. Sessions will maintain a 1:4 player to coach ratio to ensure maximum repetitions in each session.

Each session follows all safety protocols. CLICK HERE

The program is drop off and pick up and all players/coaches wear masks

2021 Winter Pro Hitting options- Cost- $275/8 week time slot

Dates

Mondays:  1/4, 1/11, 1/25,  2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8

Tuesdays:  1/5, 1/12, 1/26,  2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9

 

Monday Pro Batting practice options

7PM to 8PM  CLICK HERE

8PM to 9PM CLICK HERE

 

Tuesday Pro Batting practice options

7PM to 8PM  CLICK HERE

8PM to 9PM  CLICK HERE
 

13 years and up PITCHING

2021 Pro Pitching Ages 13 and up Friday Winter 545PM-715PM skills development with Todd Lyons/Jeff Slane   
Players will be broken down into groups by ability.  
Dates: January 22,29 February 5,26, March 5,12,19,26
8 sessions on Fridays from 545PM-715PM at I.S.T. Sports Headquarters
Program focuses on increasing velocity, injury prevention, decreased recovery time and increased strength and mobility.

Cost: $425 CLICK HERE
 

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13 years and up CATCHING

2021 Pro Catching Ages 13 and up Friday Winter 545PM to 715PM skills development 


Dates: January 22,29 February 5,26, March 5,12,19,26

8 sessions on Fridays from 545PM-715PM at I.S.T. Sports Headquarters

Clinics will prepare catchers for Spring competition and cover

  • receiving
  • blocking
  • framing
  • calling games and giving signs
  • throwing mechanics
  • and mental aspects of catching

COST: $425 CLICK HERE

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Youth PRO Baseball Skills development clinics K through 7th grade

Players will be brought through age appropriate drills to help them develop their

  • hitting
  • pitching
  • throwing
  • fielding
  • catching skills

All clinics are run at newly renovated I.S.T. Sports Headquarters and are run by I.S.T. Pro staff including Todd Lyons, Leon Fleming, Jeff Slane, Guy Thoesen, John Sciarreta plus more! All clinics will maintain a 1:4 Maximum player to coach ratio to ensure all players are receiving maximum repetition during each hour session. All sessions follow CDC and State Recommended safety guidelines.

Cost- $350/9 week program

Dates
Monday January 18, 25, February 1,8,22 March 1,8,15,22
Tuesday January 19,26, February 2,9,23, March 2,9,16,23
Wednesday January 20,27, February 3,10,24, March 3,10,17,24
Thursday January 21,28 February 4,11,25 March 4,11,18,25
Saturday January 16,23,30 February 6,27 March 6,13,20,27
Sunday January 17,24,31 February 7,28 March 7,14,21,28

Kindergarten
Monday 430PM to 520PM –CLICK HERE
Tuesday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Thursday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Saturday 11AM to 1150AM- CLICK HERE

1st/2nd Grade
Monday 430PM to 520PM –CLICK HERE
Tuesday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Wednesday 430PM to 520PM-CLICK HERE
Thursday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Sunday 2PM to 250PM- CLICK HERE

3rd/4th Grade
Monday 430PM to 520PM –CLICK HERE
Tuesday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Wednesday 430PM to 520PM-CLICK HERE
Thursday 430PM to 520PM- CLICK HERE
Sunday 3PM to 350PM- CLICK HERE

5th-7th Grade
Tuesday 530PM to 620PM- CLICK HERE
Wednesday 430PM to 520PM-CLICK HERE
Sunday 12PM to 1250PM- CLICK HERE

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Pro Lacrosse Skills development with Coach Giunta!
by posted 12/26/2020


PROFESSIONAL LACROSSE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

COACH RICK GIUNTA

Coach Charles Giunta has advanced experience in all aspects of individual development

within the game of lacrosse. As a former D1 defenseman, Coach Giunta specializes in the

training and skill set of Defense but has 10 years of experience in coaching other positional

and general skills for all levels. Coach Giunta has spent time coaching at all phases

including youth, high school club and college lacrosse. His expertise and passion for the

game can help improve any level player in confidence and skill level. Training is offered for

individuals and small groups

 

EMAIL istkatz22@yahoo.com to schedule private and small group training

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I.S.T. Sport Fishing Salt and Freshwater fishing adventures
by posted 05/14/2019


Saltwater adventures on the Long Island Sound

Species include Stripe Bass, Sea Bass, Fluke, Blue Fish, Sea Robin, Porgy, Sand Shark, Skates, and other surprises mixed in!

Email istkatz22@yahoo.com for 2019 private fishing trip details

If you would love to go fishing, take your kids fishing or have fishing gear and want to make sure it is set up properly please email istkatz22@yahoo.com for information on how to get started!
 

If you would love to go fishing, take your kids fishing or have fishing gear and want to make sure it is set up properly please email istkatz22@yahoo.com for information on how to get started!

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