MULTI-SESSION CLINICS

PITCHING

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  • NOV 13th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Discuss 4 seam fastball grips and basic throwing patterns
    • Practice the correct body movement sequence for throwing
    • Flat ground sessions

 

  • NOV 20th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Learn how to use your legs in the pitching motion
    • Learn how to separate your hips from your shoulders in the pitching motion
    • Learn the most efficient arm paths
    • Take home drills and flatground sessions to practice these components

 

  • NOV 27th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Learn how to properly throw off speed pitches on flat ground
    • 1st on mound bullpens and velocity training (with Pocket Radar)
    • Individual mechanical corrections

 

  • DEC 4th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • More on mound bullpens, this time with off speed
    • Practice the finer side of pitching
      • Pickoffs
      • Slide steps
      • Pitcher fielding practice

 

  • DEC 11th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • On mound full bullpens
    • Experiment and learn with Rapsodo Pitching 2.0

 

HITTING

  • NOV 14th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Discuss the hitting stance, grip, weight distribution and transfers
    • Review the sequencing of joints and the path that the bat takes through the entirety of the swing
    • Learn how to properly set up and use a tee, and what hitters should be looking to achieve with each swing
    • Learn how to properly feed and swing during front toss and side toss drills
    • Explore different contact points and when to utilize them

 

  • NOV 21st 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Explore the finer details of hand path and how to extend the amount of time you spend on plane in the hitting zone
    • 1 hand drills and other drills to improve barrel control
    • Individual mechanical work/drills

 

  • NOV 28th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Review the role that our feet, legs, and hips play in the swing
    • Learn how to control your body when you transfer your weight
    • Determine the right stance for your swing
    • Lower half specific drills and practice

 

  • DEC 5th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Situational Hitting (hit and runs, directing the ball where you want it)
    • Bunting (sacrifice and for base hits)
    • Hitting off-speed pitches
    • Learn how to safely be hit by a pitch

 

  • DEC 12th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Discuss hitting approach
    • Hitting live off a pitcher
    • Experiment with and learn from Rapsodo Hitting 2.0
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FIELDING

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  • NOV 14th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Catchplay and throwing mechanics
    • Discuss the basics when it comes to ground balls and flyballs
    • Ground ball and flyball progression drills

 

  • NOV 21st 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM 
    • Review catchplay and groundball/flyball progressions - adding in throws
    • Learn how to receive throws at a bag and how to keep the ball in front
    • Outfield attacks

 

  • NOV 28th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Review quick transfers in catchplay, footwork and throws
    • Learn how to run a proper cut or relay, including terminology
    • Double play feeds and turns

 

  • DEC 5th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • How to execute a proper run down
    • Position Specific Drills - middle infielders double plays, 3B slow rollers, 1B picks
    • Defensive positioning - double play depth, no doubles, infield in, shifts, etc.

 

  • DEC 12th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Challenging infield plays
    • Diving Outfield Plays
    • Running an infield/outfield

CATCHING

  • NOV 13th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Equipment & safety 
    • Positional basics (our 3 stances) 1. Sign giving 2. Receiving stance   3. Throwing runners out 
    • Receiving basics 
      • Learning soft hands receiving tennis balls 
      • Learning strong wrists Weighted balls 
      • Transition to Baseballs 

 

  • NOV 20th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Review receiving 
    • Blocking introduction: How to collapse around the baseball, find the ball and recover quickly and smoothly
      • Tennis balls take the fear out of blocking - added challenge for more advanced blockers
      • Baseballs 
      • Blocking game (Firing squad) Direct competition
    • Learn to Block left & right 

 

  • NOV 27th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Review blocking
      • Up-down drill
    • Transfer work - where to transfer the ball, foot placement and movement patterns 
    • Throwing footwork 
      • Square drill
      • Quick hands 
      • Receiving recap 
    • Plays at the plate 

 

  • DEC 4th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  
    • Review transfers 
    • Add footwork to transfers 
    • Add throwing to bases - proper arm slots, follow through, body position

 

  • DEC 11th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
    • Catching Comp 
      • Skill based session reviewing all learned skills 
      • Throwing, Blocking, Receiving, Transfers, 
    • Learn about blocking and receiving curveballs 
    • Wrap-up 
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