Baseball Clinics

Hitting Clinic

December 15-16, 2019 (Saturday - Sunday)

1:00 - 3:30 PM

Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall

1425 Poplar Level Road


Description

This clinic is open to all 7th and 8th grade baseball players interested in improving their hitting. The two-day clinic is designed to give baseball players the opportunity to develop their talents in an instructional setting. The clinic will include mechanics of the swing, the mental approach to hitting, tee work, front toss, and live batting practice sessions.

GENERAL INFORMATION - HITTERS CLINIC

MechanicsMental Approach

Stance and Balance

Pre-Pitch Routines
Load and StrideHitters’ Counts
Swing and Follow Through2 Strike Approach
Pitch Locations; Inside, Middle, AwayAdjusting to Pitchers’ Habits/Tendencies
Hitting Off-Speed PitchesHandling Adversity
Bunting for both Sacrifice and HitsProper Bat Selection
How to Take a Hit By Pitch
Strength Training and Fitness


What to Bring

Players should bring a bat, helmet, and turf or tennis shoes. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get started on time.


Pitchers and Catchers Clinic


January 5-6, 2019 (Saturday - Sunday)
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall
1425 Poplar Level Road


Description

The Saint Xavier baseball coaching staff is excited to present a two-day clinic focusing on hitting and a 2-day clinic for pitchers and catchers who are currently enrolled in 7th or 8th grade. The clinic is designed to give them the opportunity to develop their talents in an instructional setting. It will include fundamentals of each position and a live bullpen session on Sunday.

The cost is $50 for the two-day session or $100 to attend both clinics. Read additional information below. If you have questions, please contact Coach Porta via email.

A Parent Consent Form must be completed and returned prior to the start of the clinic. Scroll down for the online registration form.

General Information - pitchers and catchers clinic


Pitchers Catchers

Proper Warm Up and Throwing Drills

Proper Warm Up and Throwing Drills

Delivery Mechanics of both the Wind-Up and Stretch

Giving Signals and Game Management

Grips and Pitches

Receiving and Framing

Mental Preparation

Blocking

Controlling the Running Game

Throwing to Bases

Fielding your Position

Fielding your Position

Arm Care and a Long Toss Program

Handling Pitchers and Umpires

Strength Training and Fitness

Arm Care and Long Toss Program

Strength Training and Fitness


What to Bring

Players should bring a glove, turf or tennis shoes, hat, and catchers gear (catchers only). Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get started on time.


Location

Saint Xavier High School Indoor Baseball Facility in Xaverian Hall

1425 Poplar Level Road (located at intersection of Poplar Level Road and Clarks Lane)

Turn East at the traffic light and follow driveway uphill to the fenced-in parking lot.


Register by completing the form below.